Jack Wilshere Starts - Arsenal Team vs BATE Borisov Confirmed

Jack Wilshere Starts - Arsenal Team vs BATE Borisov Confirmed

Jack Wilshere Starts - Arsenal Team vs BATE Borisov Confirmed

We kicked off our campaign with a 3-1 comeback victory over Cologne earlier this month so we can take control of Group H if we come away with another three points tonight.

Olivier Giroud scored his 100th goal for Arsenal in a Europa League match against BATE Borisov on Thursday, becoming the 19th player in club history to hit the milestone. Arsenal are also coming into the clash in high spirits following their 2-0 win over West Brom on Monday.

Provisional Arsenal squad: Ospina, Cech, Macey, Mertesacker, Holding, Mustafi, Monreal, Wilshere, Elneny, Maitland-Niles, Walcott, Giroud, Nelson, Willock, McGuane, Dasilva, Akpom, Gilmour, Debuchy.

Packers' Cobb likely to face Bears
He made his first start of the season against Cincinnati on Sunday , but departed after 47 snaps after he aggravated the injury. The Bears have also lost linebacker Jerrell Freeman and Freeman's replacement, Nick Kwiatkoski, to pectoral injuries .

And Reiss Nelson and Ainsley Maitland-Niles start at right and left wing-back respectively.

With this Europa League tie being the second of three matches in just six games in a fairly frightful fixture pile up it was expected to be a heavily rotated Arsenal starting line-up, until Arsene Wenger started talking about it being an important game and not using many young Gunners that is.

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