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BREAKING!! Arsenal’s Full Team exposed for Europa league game against Benifica



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The Gunners will be looking forward to meet their north London opponent Tottenham Hotspur in the last-16 of the UEFA Europa league when they face Benifica in the second-leg of their lasr-32 clash in Athens this evening

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Arsenal who were beaten 1-0 by Man city on Sunday afternoon, will be travelling to Greece with draw of 1-1 after last Thursday’s first leg in Italy.

Due to the present coronavirus travel ban, tonight’s second-leg is being played in Athens. Arsenal will be playing home this evening which gives them hope to progress to the last-16 without Benifica claiming any away goal.

Arteta believes the venues of matches being staged in neural places and neither team having the encouragement of their fans makes the scenario more difficult.

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He spoke to the media on Wednesday morning, he said: “I feel its different. The away goal is always relevant but in this case it is not important.

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” The game is taken like there is everything to play for. Its the second leg of the match and we need to win it.

” Without being on our stadium and without our fans makes the game tricky for us.”

The Europa League is the club’s only hope of a trophy this season. It remains their best hope of gaining a spot in the Champions League for next season

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“Our match with Benifica is another chance to make a step forward. The better we are on the Europa league, the better we’re going to perform in other leagues. We need to be active in both competitions.

Arsenal have been given a major boost with the news that Partey is ready and fit for the game. Thomas has missed the last three matches due to his hamstring injury.

Although the Ghanian international has been added in the travelling squad after a successful training on Wednesday.

Holding has not been lucky. He had a head injury during their game against man city and will nor be able to play today’s match.

Arteta said: ” He’s not ready. He had concussion, we tested him and he’s completely okay but we need to follow the rules. Arteta has no suspension or injury concerns to worry about.

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The Arsenal’s Full Squad available for today’s game:

Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Mat Ryan & Karl Hein

Defenders: Hector Ballerin, Cedric Soares, Gabriel Magalhaes, David Luiz, Pablo Mari, Calum Chambers & Kieran Tierney.

Midfielders: Willian, Nicolas Pepe, Bukayo Saka, Reiss Nelson, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Dani Ceballos, Mohammed Elneny, Martin Odegaard & Emile Smith Rowe.

Strikers: Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Eddie Nketiah & Gabriel Martinelli.

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