Arsenal include Mkhitaryan, Cazorla and Amaechi in Europa League squad

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Arsenal have submitted their updated squad for the knockout stages of the Europa League, with new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan amongst those included.

Mkhitaryan isn’t permitted to wear number seven in the Europa League as Alexis Sanchez has already worn that number for Arsenal this season, with the Armenian instead allocated number 77.

Injured midfielder Santi Cazorla, who wasn’t named in Arsenal’s previous squad, has been included on this occasion, as has Konstantinos Mavropanos, who joined the club last month.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, however, isn’t eligible for inclusion as his previous club Borussia Dortmund are now also in the Europa League and he has already played in the group stages of a European competition this season.

Youngsters Xavier Amaechi, Trae Coyle and Joseph Olowu are all included on the B-List having signed their first professional contracts with the club.

Defender Zech Medley and goalkeeper Alex Crean are the only players with professional contracts who aren’t on loan who have been left out as they aren’t eligible for inclusion on the B-List.

Arsenal Europa League squad:

4. Per Mertesacker

6. Laurent Koscielny

8. Aaron Ramsey

9. Alexandre Lacazette

10. Jack Wilshere

11. Mesut Özil

13. David Ospina

16. Rob Holding

17. Alex Iwobi*

18. Nacho Monreal

19. Santi Cazorla

20. Shkodran Mustafi

21. Calum Chambers

23. Danny Welbeck

24. Héctor Bellerín

27. Konstantinos Mavropanos

29. Granit Xhaka

30. Ainsley Maitland-Niles*

31. Sead Kolašinac

33. Petr Čech

35. Mohamed Elneny

39. Tolaji Bola*

43. Josh Dasilva*

44. Vlad Dragomir*

45. Aaron Eyoma*

46. Yassin Fortune*

47. Charlie Gilmour*

49. Ryan Huddart*

50. Deyan Iliev

51. Chiori Johnson*

53. Hugo Keto*

54. Matt Macey

61. Reiss Nelson*

62. Eddie Nketiah*

63. Jordi Osei-Tutu*

67. João Virgínia*

69. Joe Willock*

70. Gedion Zelalem*

72. Xavier Amaechi*

77. Henrikh Mkhitaryan

80. Trae Coyle*

87. Joseph Olowu*

90. Emile Smith Rowe*

94. Nathan Tormey*

*- B List

One comment

  1. It might be a little bit tougher for them after after so many departure of high quality player in u-23 side, but we will keep our fingers crossed and hope for the best

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