Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal's starting line-up for Bayern Munich match

Sanchez was dropped for the recent Premier League match against Liverpool but has been handed a first-team recall by Arsene Wenger for the Champions League match against Bayern

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Alexis Sanchez has been named in Arsenal's starting line-up for the Champions League home match against Bayern Munich.

Arsene Wenger dropped Alexis Sanchez for disciplinary reasons for Arsenal's 3-1 defeat to Liverpool, putting the club top scorer's future in doubt.

Sanchez was eventually brought on at half-time to replace Francois Coquelin.

He made an immediate impact in the match, setting up Danny Welbeck's goal in the 57th minute. However Georginio Wijnaldum's counter-attacking goal in injury-time killed off Arsenal's chances of rescuing a point.

The 28-year-old has been brought back into the starting line-up for the visit of Bayern Munich, which sees Arsenal attempting to make up a four-goal deficit. 

Sanchez will lead the line for Arsenal, with Danny Welbeck and Theo Walcott selected to play out wide.

French striker Olivier Giroud drops back onto the bench.

Mesut Ozil also makes a return for Arsenal.

Ozil has not featured since the first leg of the tie and missed the club's previous two matches against Sutton United and Liverpool.

But he returns for the second-leg, having overcome a bout of flu to start on the bench.

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