EL team news: Lacazette returns for Arsenal as Chelsea's Higuain struggles with illness
EL team news: Lacazette returns for Arsenal as Chelsea's Higuain struggles with illness
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EL team news: Lacazette returns for Arsenal as Chelsea's Higuain struggles with illness

Arsenal is set to welcome Alexandre Lacazette back to the squad for the Europa League return leg against Stade Rennes after serving a two-match suspension. 

The Gunners suffered a 1-3 defeat to the French side with defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos receiving a red card. The north London side will need a win of two goals and avoid conceding if they are to progress to the next round. Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who missed Arsenal's 2-0 win over Manchester United still remains a doubt for the home match. 

Arsenal vs Rennes

Arsenal: Sokratis (Suspended), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Doubtful), Danny Welbeck, Rob Holding, Hector Bellerin (Injured).

Rennes: Ludovic Baal, Abdoulaye Diallo, Romain Danzé, Jordan Siebatcheu (Injured). 

Dynamo Kiev vs Chelsea

Chelsea travelled without striker Gonzalo Higuain after the forward suffered illness. However, the club is not in pressure after registering a 3-0 win in the first leg of the tie. Ross Barkley is one yellow card away from missing the next round of the Europa League and Maurizio Sarri may opt not to use him tonight

Dynamo Kiev welcome back Benjamin Verbic from suspension but the damage is already following the first leg humiliation.

Kiev: Vitaliy Buyalskiy (Suspended).

Chelsea: Gonzalo Higuain (Didn't travel)

See: Chelsea boss unhappy with Dynamo Kiev pitch

 

 

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