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Arsenal Champions League team news: Gabriel back, y'all

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Good news (once again) on the injury front!

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Arsenal should be healthy for the most part heading into an important Champions League showdown with Bayern Munich, as Arsene Wenger says defender Gabriel is back from his brief absence.

We have Gabriel back available, he is the only player back available. Everybody has recovered from our game on Saturday so it is nearly the same squad.

Additionally backup goalkeeper David Ospina is injured, as he evidently picked up a shoulder issue while on international duty. No injury is good news, but this one will at least force Wenger to start Petr Čech against Bayern, so I guess that's a silver lining? It will, of course, mean relative inexperience on the bench at the goalkeeper position, though, which isn't super ideal. Look, I'm just trying to make this positive, okay?!

If you were wondering, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil will be playing.

No [they will not be rested]. You would be surprised if I told you that I would rest them tomorrow, so I can tell you certainly not. Normally they should play tomorrow.

So there's that too!