Arsenal team news: Wenger receives major boost as star midfielder returns to training

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Arsenal will be looking to book their place in the semi-final of the Europa League when they face CSKA Moscow this week.

The Gunners recorded a comfortable 4-1 win over CSKA Moscow in the first leg.

Tonight’s night’s clash takes place at the VEB Arena in Moscow while kick-off is scheduled for 20:05 (GMT).

Arsenal come into the mid-week clash off the back of a 3-2 win over relegation battlers Southampton.

Arsenal team news:

Star playmaker Mesut Ozil was rested during the weekend encounter and is expected to start against CSKA tonight.

Arsene Wenger received a major boost this week after Aaron Ramsey returned to first team training. The Wales international scored twice in the first leg.

Meanwhile, Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been ruled out for up to a month with a knee injury.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is unavailable for selection after already playing for Borussia Dortmund in Europea Competition this season.

France international Alexandre Lacazette is expected to lead the attacking line while Welbeck could replace Mkhitaryan in midfield.


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