Arsenal vs BATE Borisov team news: Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey unavailable for Europa League clash

Neither player travelled to Belarus, with Ozil still feeling the effects of illness and Ramsey missing training during the week with a knee complaint

Louis Mitchell
Thursday 14 February 2019 12:25
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Arsenal players train ahead of Europa League clash with BATE Borisov

Arsenal will be without Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey for the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 clash with BATE Borisov.

Neither player travelled to Belarus, with Ozil still feeling the effects of illness and Ramsey missing training during the week with a knee complaint.

Granit Xhaka (groin) and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (illness) are back but Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Danny Welbeck, Hector Bellerin and Rob Holding remain sidelined.

Provisional squad: Leno, Cech, Jenkinson, Lichtsteiner, Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal, Kolasinac, Maitland-Niles, Xhaka, Elneny, Torreira, Guendouzi, Iwobi, Suarez, Mkhitaryan, Lacazette, Aubameyang, Nketiah.

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