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Arsenal Predicted lineup against Bayern Munich, debuchy in for Bellerin 

Arsenal travel to Germany to take on Bayern Munich in a crucial game week 4 encounter in the UEFA Champions League.

The Gunners are currently at the rock bottom position in the group behind Bayern Munich, Olympiakos and Dynamo Zagreb in the pecking order. Their start to the campaign was a nightmare as they lost to minnows and Dynamo Zagreb and then to Olympiakos. But they shocked the world by beating Bayern Munich at Emirates Stadium couple of weeks back to gain momentum. Since then Arsenal has been simply unstoppable at all competitions.

Arsene Wenger would be missing the services of several crucial players, namely Aaron Ramsey, Theo Walcott, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The recent addition to the casualty list is in form defender Hector Bellerin, which is a huge blow to the Gunners.

Bellerin is in a form of his life and he played a crucial role in Arsenal’s win over Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium.

As Arsenal take on Bayern Munich tonight here is an insight about the possible lineup of Arsenal at the Allianz Arena.

Goalkeeper

Petr Cech: Against a formidable opposition like Bayern Munich, who else but Petr Cech will be entrusted with the responsibility to protect the goal? The former Chelsea custodian is in fascinating form and has been instrumental. Once again Arsene Wenger will look up to the mighty Czech in this crucial tie.

Defenders

Mathieu Debuchy: The Frenchman was bought last summer as a replacement for Bacary Sagna. After a successful spell of two months, the defender was jolted with a grueling injury which helped Hector Bellerin to break into the starting XI. Due to Bellerin’s fiery form this season, Debuchy has been automatically demoted to the reserve bench. Today, as the Spaniard is out with a knock, Debuchy will have to play a crucial role instopping Douglas Costa.

Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny: The best two defenders at Arsenal at present will be there at the backline. The veteran duo will have to extremely vigilant in stopping Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Muller.

Nacho Monreal: Nacho Monreal will be the left full-back tonight in the Arsenal starting XI. He will be kept busy for the entire 90 minutes as Arjen Robben is back at Munich.

 

Midfielders

Francis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla: The pair of Francis Coquelin and Santi Cazorla will have to play a brilliant game tonight. This duo is arguably the best central midfield pair in the Premier League. Coquelin has proved to a real revelation for the Gunners since last season. He is extremely hard working and protects the backline with great responsibility.

Santi Cazorla is one of the most underrated players who can play in almost every position in the midfield zone. Cazorla’s passes and crosses will be vita tonight.

Joel Campbell: The Costa Rican youngster made his Premier League debut last weekend and scored a goal in his very first opportunity. Bayern Munich match is a huge opportunity for him to showcase his talent at a bigger stage. Campbell has to do well tonight for his own benefit.

Mesut Ozil: The amazing German wizard is the best attacking midfielder in the Premier League this season so far with the most number of assists. Last weekend against Swasea City the midfielder generated two assists. Ozil will look forward to perform at his native too.

Alexis Sanchez: Another priced possession of Arsenal will have to play a vital role in order to guide Arsenal glory at the Allianz Arena tonight.

Forward

Olivier Giroud: The tall Frenchman scored the opening goal of the match the last time Arsenal faced Bayern Munich. He was utilized as a backup striker initially in the season. But that did not stop the charismatic Frenchman from scoring goals as he is among the top goal scorers in the league. Giroud must step up once again at the bigger stage to guide Arsenal to glory.

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