Arsenal open up their 2015-16 Group F Champions League group stage with a trip to Zagreb, Croatia to face Dinamo in the opening round, and ahead of the match, manager Arsène Wenger has revealed some changes to the squad:
That most likely means that Mathieu Debuchy will start at right back
for the first time this season. [ED. JK YOU GUYS HE TOTALLY STARTED THE FIRST GAME NINETY SECONDS] Ramsey, of course, has been playing mainly on the right so far this year, and given that Theo Walcott started against Stoke and that Olivier Giroud is likely to start at center forward tomorrow, we will probably see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on the right.
Calum Chambers and Mathieu Flamini, who were not in the squad for Stoke, will most likely warrant bench spots in Croatia, although there is always an outside shot that a youth player like Alex Iwobi or Glen Kamara will make a surprise trip, although Wenger didn't mention either specifically, and youth players are more likely to feature in a dead rubber at the end of the stage.
Mikel Arteta also played a part in the press conference today, and he is desperate for a start, so don't be surprised to see him partner Francis Coquelin in midfield and maybe Santi Cazorla warranting a bit of a rest midweek ahead of Chelsea on Saturday.
Stay tuned for more news ahead of the match tomorrow!