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Wenger Makes 3 Changes: Predicted Arsenal Starting XI To Take On Galatasaray

Arsenal will look to kick start their Champions League campaign when they entertain Galatasaray at the Emirates on Wednesday. Here is a predicted team.

Alex Oxlade Chamberlain

Arsenal will look to kick start their Champions League campaign when they entertain Galatasaray at the Emirates on Wednesday night. Here is the team Gooner Mac thinks Arsene Wenger will select:

Goalkeeper: No question that Wojciech Szczesny will start ahead of David Ospina in this game.

Defence: The boss has very little options to change things up in defence as Mathieu Debuchy and Nacho Monreal are still injured. It means Calum Chambers should continue at right-back unless Wenger wants to give another chance to Hector Bellerin – who made his full debut during our 2-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund two weeks ago.

Midfield: Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta are both out for up to four weeks with injuries they picked up against Tottenham on Saturday. This means that Mathieu Flamini is certain to start but it’s difficult to know who will partner him. Jack Wilshere is in the squad despite twisting his ankle at the weekend but Arsene has confirmed he’s considering leaving him out with Sunday’s big game against Chelsea in mind.

I feel it would be a big risk to play Jack so I think we’ll see Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain come in and start in midfield. Abou Diaby could have been an option but Wenger doesn’t think he’s match fit just yet.

Attack: With The Ox likely to play in the middle it will allow Alexis Sanchez to return to the starting eleven on the right wing, with Mesut Ozil and Santi Cazorla making up a front three supporting Danny Welbeck in attack.

This is how I think we’ll see Arsenal line-up tomorrow:

What do you think of the team? What side would you pick for the game?



  1. bob

    September 30, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    that should be good enough to bet galatasery!

  2. Matt

    September 30, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    I would agree with the above. I would be against Sanchez on top and Podolski on the wing or even Podoski on top instead of Welbeck. Welbeck just does not cut it for me. Very poor signing

  3. suleiman zaki

    September 30, 2014 at 10:08 pm

    I think wenger should rest jack, ox should drop in with flamini. ozil, carzola and alexis should b in support to welbeck i.e 4231 info.. But at back i expect we should have d same dat play in derby.

  4. raphernest5

    September 30, 2014 at 10:12 pm

    u ar right but i tink he should start daiby at midfield instead of felamini

  5. Jentle

    October 1, 2014 at 4:34 am

    Strong enough to beat calatasary

  6. Bashir alh yawale

    October 1, 2014 at 6:14 am

    the lineup is good convert ox to defensive midfield

  7. wilson

    October 1, 2014 at 9:13 am

    Wenger wil always play Ozil out of position.

  8. wilson

    October 1, 2014 at 9:15 am

    Wenger is too old to change his tactics

  9. psammyboost

    October 1, 2014 at 9:41 am

    A very gud line up, bt d only changes I wants 2 see in dis line up s wenger dropin d OX 4 DIABY

  10. Shitu Sys

    October 1, 2014 at 9:50 am

    Of Course Is Good But What I’m Thinking Is Ox In Mid I Want Him To Play Santi In Mid And Podolski Left Wing That’s Alright

  11. john okoit

    October 1, 2014 at 10:21 am

    I thnk wenger should thnk of holding md bt the squad is ok and we expect 3 points tonight.

  12. doubt chiasku

    October 1, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    I agree with line up but want the coach to give chance also joe cambell.

  13. ajala taofik

    October 1, 2014 at 3:47 pm

    Good line up but what of my Rosisky

  14. bonaroca

    October 1, 2014 at 4:20 pm

    Bonaroca{- I would prefer to play to have Hayden playing instead of Flamini

  15. Shola

    October 1, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    I think this lineup should beat Galatasaray anytime anyday.

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