Confirmed Line-ups: Arsenal vs Villarreal, Aubameyang, Pepe start, Lacazette benched
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Confirmed Line-ups: Arsenal vs Villarreal, Aubameyang, Pepe start, Lacazette benched

 Arsenal host Spanish side Villarreal in the return leg of the Europa League semi-final at the Emirates tonight. 

It is a huge evening for Arsenal's season as they trail Villarreal 2-1 from the first leg in Spain but Nicolas Pepe's away goal - scored from the penalty spot - could prove to be vital. 

Mikel Arteta has made wholesale changes from the side that beat Newcastle 2-0 on Sunday. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang does start this evening and is one of four players to keep his spot, along with Hector Bellerin, Granit Xhaka and Martin Odegaard.

However, from last weekend's game at Villarreal, there are just two changes - Calum Chambers is on the bench with Dani Ceballos suspended. Bellerin and Aubameyang come into the XI. 

Arsenal XI: Leno, Bellerin, Holding, Mari, Xhaka, Partey, Smith Rowe, Odegaard, Pepe, Aubameyang, Saka.

Subs: Ryan, Okonkwo, Tierney, Gabriel, Lacazette, Willian, Cedric, Chambers, Nelson, Elneny, Nketiah, Martinelli.

Villarreal XI: Rulli, Pedraza, Pau Torres, Raul Albiol, Gaspar, Parejo, Coquellin, Trigueros, Gerrard Moreno, Chukwueze, Alcacer.

Subs: Asenjo, Funes Mori, Bacca, Raba, Estupinan, Moreno, Pena, Jaume Costa, Moi Gomez, Pino, Alex Baena, Nino.

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