Arsenal suffered a blow ahead of their Champions League clash against Ludogorets after four players were ruled out injured by head coach Arsene Wenger.
The Gunners head coach Arsene Wenger revealed that Nacho Monreal, Santi Cazorla, Hector Bellerin and Theo Walcott all missed the trip to Bulgaria as a result of injury.
Wenger stated on the official Arsenal club website that Walcott and Bellerin do not have serious injuries but have been rested ahead of the North London derby against Tottenham next week.
In other Arsenal team news Wenger revealed that Carl Jenkinson who returned to the club after a long spell on the sidelines has been included in the squad but faces a game time decision over whether he will be given a chance against the Bulgarian giants.
The Gunners will book a place in the next round of the Champions League with a victory in Sofia, Bulgaria on Tuesday night.