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Breaking: Theo Walcott and New Signing Left Out of Arsenal Champions League Squad

Emirates Stadium side have a couple of notable absences ahead of Besiktas clash.

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Injured winger Theo Walcott and new signing David Ospina will be left out of Arsenal’s Champions Leaue squad to face Besiktas according to the Arsenal Youth blog.

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25 year old England man Walcott is set to be back in training this month but is some way short of a return to first-team action having been out with a anterior cruciate ligament injury suffered during Arsenal’s FA Cup win over Tottenham back in January.

Colombian keeper Ospina, who moved to the north London club from Nice this summer, is also injured but fellow new additions Mathieu Debuchy, Calum Chambers and Alexis Sánchez, have all been included.

Arsenal’s Champions League squad:

1. Wojciech Szcz?sny, 2 Mathieu Debuchy, 3. Kieran Gibbs, 4. Per Mertesacker, 6. Laurent Koscielny, 7. Tomáš Rosický, 8. Mikel Arteta, 9. Lukas Podolski, 10. Jack Wilshere, 11. Mesut Özil, 12. Olivier Giroud, 15. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain*, 16. Aaron Ramsey, 17. Alexis Sánchez, 18. Nacho Monreal, 19. Santi Cazorla, 20. Mathieu Flamini, 21. Calum Chambers, 22. Yaya Sanogo, 24. Abou Diaby, 27. Serge Gnabry, 28. Joel Campbell, 34. Francis Coquelin, 35. Gedion Zelalem, 38. Chuba Akpom*, 39. Héctor Bellerín, 42. Isaac Hayden*, 43. Ryan Huddart*, 45. Alex Iwobi*, 46. Jack Jebb*, 47. Glen Kamara*, 49. Matt Macey, 50. Damian Martinez, 51. Ignasi Miquel, 52. Tafari Moore*, 53. Kristoffer Olsson*, 54. Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill*, 56. Jon Toral*, 57. Josh Vickers*.

*- B list

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