Arsenal media round-up: Debuchy set to start for showpiece semi-final

Olivier Giroud and Mathieu Debuchy

A round up of news stories this morning related to Arsenal.

The Daily Star has reported that Arsene Wenger will start right-back Mathieu Debuchy against Reading this weekend.

The French defender has been out of action with a shoulder problem, but the paper claims Wenger will use across his backline for the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley.

The Star claims the feeling at Arsenal is that Debuchy needs a run of games with young right-back Hector Bellerin in need of a rest.

The Metro has reported that Arsenal are ready to make a move to sign Ilkay Gundogan from Borussia Dortmund.

The German is reportedly on the radar of the North Londoners as they look to freshen things up across the middle of their side.

The paper claims that Arsenal will move and make a bid for the player at the end of the season.

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere continued his comeback from an ankle problem with a performance for the under-21s, as reported by the Daily Mail.

Wilshere is battling to force his way into contention for a first team place, although Arsenal lost the match last night 1-0 thanks to a goal from Martin Keown’s son, Niall.

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