Predicted Arsenal lineup (3-4-2-1) vs Koln, Ospina and Sanchez start
has named a 42-man squad for this season's Europa League, and this gives an indication that he will offer the fringe players a chance in the competition.
has been the preferred choice for the Cup and European competitions under
, and the Colombia is likely to get the nod over
for the number one role.
serving a one-match European ban,
could get a rare run-out in the lineup alongside a makeshift defence involving Rob Holding and
Club graduate Reiss Nelson has put in a series of top performances with the development squad, and he could earn his first competitive outing at right wing-back ahead of
has not featured much for the Gunners through the early part of the season, and there is every likeliness that he could keep his place at left-wing-back.
Onto the midfield,
could be rested for the encounter with
a probable candidate to partner
, who played just over an hour against
The attack front could see a couple of significant changes with
all likely to be rested.
could be tasked with playing the supporting role to
, who should make his start of the campaign.
(3-4-2-1): Cech, Holding, Mertesacker, Monreal, Nelson, Kolasinac, Ramsey, Elneny, Sanchez, Walcott, Giroud.