Nketiah included in travelling squad as Arsenal face BATE Borisov in Europa League


Eddie Nketiah has been included in the travelling squad for Arsenal’s Europa League round of 32, first leg game away to BATE Borisov.

Nketiah, who has been on the periphery of the first-team squad all season, trained with the team today along with goalkeeper Deyan Iliev.

Regarding first-team players, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Granit Xhaka are back available and both travelled, while Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Mesut Ozil have returned to training.

Aaron Ramsey’s injury is still being assessed. Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Danny Welbeck remain sidelined and Konstantinos Mavropanos isn’t eligible to feature in the Europa League having been left out of the squad for this competition.

Confirmed players that travelled: Cech, Leno, Suarez, Mustafi, Guendouzi, Torreira, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles, Iwobi, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang, Koscielny, Kolasinac, Lichtsteiner, Lacazette, Monreal, Elneny, Nketiah

Others who trained: Ozil, Sokratis, Jenkinson, Mavropanos (ineligible), Iliev

Injured: Ramsey, Bellerin, Welbeck, Holding

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