The team news is out and Arsene Wenger has named a side with a few surprises. Olivier Giroud is back up front and Aaron Ramsey is starting but from a wide right position.
Matchday: Team News – Predicted Lineup – Betting Preview
Match: Ludogorets v Arsenal
Stadium: Ludogorets Arena
Kick-Off (GMT): Tue 1 Nov 19:45
David Ospina returns in goal and the Colombian will play behind a back four of Carl Jenkinson, Kieran Gibbs, Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny.
In midfield, Francis Coquelin will play alongside Granit Xhaka who returns to the starting lineup after his suspension.
Mesut Özil starts, as does Aaron Ramsey, and the pair is joined by Alexis Sanchez and Olivier Giroud who is given his first start of the season.
The biggest surprise of the lineup is the inclusion of Aaron Ramsey out wide. The Welshman looked effective in the centre of midfield on the weekend and few expected his inclusion from the right. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain drops to the bench despite his good run of form and it must be assumed that Arsene Wenger has one eye on the clash with Spurs next weekend.
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Subs: Cech, Gabriel, Holding, Elneny, Iwobi, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Maitland-Niles,
Subs: Gusmao, Affini, Junior, Stoyanov, Plastun, Lukoki, Misidjan