Arsene Wenger has given his team news ahead of the Europa League second leg tie against AC Milan at the Emirates on Thursday (via Arsenal.com).
It’s another massive match for Arsenal on Thursday evening as they welcome AC Milan to the Emirates for the second leg of their Europa League tie.
The Gunners take a 2-0 lead into the match but are far from top form right now.
Two consecutive wins have somewhat lifted the mood at the Emirates and now, Arsene Wenger has given his team news ahead of the clash.
“Some players had a test this morning and everyone is available except for Lacazette who is still a little bit away.”
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Wenger was then asked specifically about Lacazette and went into detail of when we can expect the Frenchman to return.
“He is on track. He had a full session outside today and is still available for selection after the international break.”
Lacazette has been out since Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur last month which, of course, has caused a selection headache for Arsene Wenger.
“It’s never easy because I have to leave top players out and players have done well,” the Frenchman went on.
“You always pick the team you think has the best chance to win the next game.”
The 2-0 lead means Arsenal don’t necessarily have to win this match but it would still be nice to do just that. The Gunners haven’t won a European knockout match at the Emirates since the last time these sides met in the Champions League in 2012. Let’s hope that record is broken tomorrow evening.
With the Gunners in-action in the Europa League Thursday evening against AC Milan find free tips and predictions for this all-important clash at the Emirates here at All Arsenal.