Seven Arsenal Players Out for the Game Against FC Basel

Arsenal FCArsenal have traveled to Switrzerland to face FC Basel in their final group game of the Champions League.

The Gunners ripped West Ham United apart at the weekend and should be considered favorites to earn all three points against the Swiss side as well.

However, a victory for the North Londoners might not be enough to top the group. Arsenal need Paris Saint-Germain to drop points versus Ludogorets if they are to finish the group as leaders.

As far as Arsenal’s team news is concerned, in total, seven players are out injured for the Premier League side. The following six players are out injured for the Gunners (PhysioRoom).

Mathieu Debuchy – Hamstring Injury
Expected Return – January 14, 2017

Hector Bellerin – Ankle Injury
Expected Return – December 18, 2016

Santi Cazorla – Plantaris Injury
Expected Return – March 04, 2017

Chuba Akpom – Back Injury
Expected Return – January 14, 2017

Per Mertesacker – Knee Injury
Expected Return – January 02, 2017

Danny Welbeck – Cartilage Knee Injury
Expected Return – January 01, 2017

French international Francis Coquelin will be out of the game against Basel due to suspension. The 25-year-old defensive midfielder picked up yellow cards in both the fixtures against PSG.

Also Read: 4-2-3-1: Wenger Must Start Arsenal XI to Dismantle Basel

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