Arsenal take on Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final this evening and we think changes are incoming for the starting team.
Matchday: Team News – Player Ratings – Match Highlights
Match: Arsenal v Atletico Madrid
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Thu 26 April 20:05
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Here’s how we think the Gunners will line up for this huge match.
GK) Petr Cech
This is a tight call. Petr Cech has played in the Premier League and David Ospina has featured in cup competitions all season. That changed against West Ham United on the weekend and it should change again this evening.
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RB) Hector Bellerin
RCB) Shkodran Mustafi
Shkodran Mustafi will start and will need a massive performance.
LCB) Laurent Koscielny
He’ll play but will be walking the tightrope with his injury.
LB) Nacho Monreal
Monreal will start.
RCM) Granit Xhaka
Granit Xhaka will start in central midfield.
LCM) Aaron Ramsey
Aaron Ramsey should drop a little deeper and play alongside Granit Xhaka in this match.
RAM) Mesut Ozil
He’ll play after returning to training earlier this week.
CAM) Jack Wilshere
It’s a toss-up between Jack Wilshere and Alex Iwobi but Wenger will presumably go with the more experienced midfielder.
LAM) Danny Welbeck
ST) Alexandre Lacazette
Alexandre Lacazette will lead the line and be hoping for a goal or two against the club he almost joined last year.