CONFIRMED: Arsenal line-up for Champions League tie with Marseille tonight

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How will The Gunners face up against Marseille in the Champions League tie this evening.

Arsenal get their Champions League campaign under way in the intimidating atmosphere of the Stade Velodrome this evening, as Marseille prepare to try and stop The Gunners impressive away form.

Since the defeat to Aston Villa on the opening day Arsene Wenger has managed to turn this season on its head slightly, with impressive performances ever since.

They come into the game however with some injury issues that are blighting them - however Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud have given Wenger reasons to be cheerful as they have been passed fit for the game and have travelled with the club.

Youngsters Isaac Hayden and Chuba Akpom have travelled with the team, while Per Mertesacker has also recovered from a virus in time to face the team.

Mathieu Flamini travels, to play against the team he admitted this week, he would like to finish his career with.

No Santi Cazorla however while Yaya Sanogo, Tomas Rosicky, Lukas Podolski, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Mikel Arteta and Abou Diaby are all also on the treatment table.

But here is how The Gunners will shape up this evening in the South of France against Marseille…

Starting XI: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Flamini, Ramsey, Wilshere, Ozil, Walcott, Giroud

Subs: Fabianski, Vermaelen, Monreal, Jenkinson, Miyaichi, Hayden, Akpom

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