Predicted Arsenal lineup v Eintracht Frankfurt

Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on August 31, 2019 in St Albans, England.

Unai Emery’s Arsenal will face Eintracht Frankfurt in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

Rob Holding of Arsenal celebrates after The Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England.

Arsenal will return to action on Thursday evening when they take on Eintracht Frankfurt away from home in the Europa League Group F.

The Gunners will head into the match on the back of a 2-2 draw with Watford away from home at Vicarage Road in the Premier League, but they will be favourites for the game in Germany.

This is how Arsenal should line up tonight:

Bernd Leno is the first-choice goalkeeper at Arsenal, and that is not going to change anytime soon.

However, manager Unai Emery rotated his goalkeepers last season, and he is likely to do the same this time around, which means that Emiliano Martinez is set to start, with the 27-year-old yet to play a competitive game for the Premier League club.

 

With Rob Holding back from injury and available for selection, Emery could decided to use him against Frankfurt alongside Calum Chambers in central defence. Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Sead Kolasinac will be the two full-backs.

Joe Willock has seen quite a bit of playing time for Arsenal so far this season, and the 20-year-old midfielder is likely to start against German club Frankfurt. Lucas Torreira could also be given the chance as Emery will rotate his team, while Dani Ceballos should feature.

In attack, it is very likely that Emery will deploy Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang down the middle, Reiss Nelson on the left and Nicolas Pepe on the right.

Predicted Arsenal XI: Emiliano Martinez; Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Rob Holding, Calum Chambers, Sead Kolasinac; Joe Willock, Lucas Torreira, Dani Ceballos; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Reiss Nelson, Nicolas Pepe

Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on August 31, 2019 in St Albans, England.

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