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Arsenal fought hard to earn a point against high flying Liverpool in the Premier League at the weekend and next up, the Gunners will collide vs Sporting CP in the Europa League.
Last month, the north Londoners defeated the Portuguese side in their own backyard and Emery’s men should be considered favorites to earn all three points at the Emirates as well.
Lichtsteiner and Maitland-Niles should return to the lineup to start in the fullback positions. Sokratis will probably return to start with Holding in the central defense in front of Petr Cech.
In the center of the park, Welsh international Aaron Ramsey could get the nod to start with summer signing Guendouzi.
As far as the attack is concerned, the likes of Mkhitaryan, Iwobi and Smith Rowe will likely start behind English striker Welbeck. Here is Arsenal’s probable 4-2-3-1 XI vs Sporting.