Will Alexandre Lacazette start for Arsenal against CSKA Moscow?

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has provided his latest team news ahead of the Gunners’ Europa League quarter-final encounter against CSKA Moscow.

Wenger had positive news regarding the fitness of France striker, Alexandre Lacazette, Petr Cech and Danny Welbeck.

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Cech was ruled out of Sunday’s game against Stoke with a groin injury and Welbeck also picked up a back injury, however, the Arsenal boss said both are fit to play.

David Ospina deputised for Cech, however, with the significance of winning the competition, Wenger could play his No.1 in goal.

When questioned which goalkeeper he would pick, Wenger said: “You will see that tomorrow.”

Arsenal veteran Petr Cech
Arsenal veteran Petr Cech could start tomorrow

Will Alexandre Lacazette start for Arsenal against CSKA Moscow?

It’s good news for Gunners’ fans as Wenger revealed Alexandre Lacazette is ready to start against CSKA Moscow on Thursday.

Lacazette came off the bench in the 3-0 win over Stoke for his first game since early February after he was out with a knee injury.

After that match Wenger said the striker may not start, however he now believes the France international is ready to play from kick-off against CSKA Moscow.

“Lacazette is ready to start. I’ve not decided yet if he will or not. He’s ready to start,” said Wenger.

He continued: “We have basically everyone available.”

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