Arsenal vs BATE Borisov
Arsenal’s Europa League ambitions may finish on Thursday night time on the Emirates Stadium towards BATE Borisov.
BATE arrive in north London defending a 1-Zero lead from the primary leg of their last-32 tie.
Stanislaw Drahun was the hero for BATE in Belarus, as he headed residence a free-kick simply earlier than the break.
It’s value remembering that the winner of the Europa League beneficial properties entry into subsequent season’s Champions League.
Arsenal are at present fifth within the Premier League standings.
The Gunners are a degree behind Man United within the race for fourth.
Alexandre Lacazette & Aaron Ramsey updates
Arsenal have posted their choice updates on Wednesday earlier than the BATE match.
Alexandre Lacazette is in fact suspended for the second tie.
The French striker was despatched off within the away tie after he threw an elbow at Aleksandar Filipovic.
Letting the staff down like that’s the worst feeling..
I ought to have stayed calm however it’s not all the time simple.. Sorry 😣
There are nonetheless 90 minutes to play and I imagine that my teammates will make it to the subsequent spherical.. #COYG #Laca
— Alexandre Lacazette (@LacazetteAlex) February 14, 2019
Aaron Ramsey has been receiving remedy for a knee harm.
Nonetheless the long run Juventus midfielder ought to be obtainable for Thursday night time after returning to full coaching.
We have the newest forward of @FCBATE 👇
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) February 20, 2019
Lacazette is banned for tomorrow nights @EuropaLeague tie towards BATE. Aaron Ramsey (knee) has returned to full coaching. Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding (each ACL knee) are recovering post-surgery. Danny Welbeck continues his rehab on the London Colney coaching base. #AFC
— Ben Dinnery (@BenDinnery) February 20, 2019
Matteo Guendouzi: Nobody had heard of me
Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi has given an fascinating interview this week to the Night Commonplace.
In it, the 19-year-old Frenchman revealed he was nameless earlier than he joined the Gunners:
Let’s be trustworthy, other than the gamers right here who comply with a little bit of the French leagues, nobody had ever heard of me!
So it was essential for me to indicate what I used to be able to as early as doable. I had an opportunity throughout the pre-season tour and I took it.
I confirmed I could possibly be a part of this staff. I nonetheless didn’t anticipate to play a lot as a result of I do know I’m at a prime membership with nice gamers.
Additionally see: Arsenal may promote Alexandre Lacazette this summer time – Charles Watts.
Arsene Wenger labels Aaron Ramsey ‘a giant loss’ for Arsenal.