Arsenal stars train ahead of Belgrade Europa League trip as Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny take part

James Benge
Evening Standard
Action Images via Reuters
Action Images via Reuters

Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez and Laurent Koscielny joined Arsenal in training ahead of their Europa League tie away to Red Star Belgrade on Thursday night.

The trio had all been selection doubts for Sunday’s Premier League visit to Everton but, as Standard Sport reported yesterday, have overcome their injuries in plenty of time to be available for the weekend’s game.

None of the trio are expected to be on board today’s flight to Belgrade, where Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will once more field a squad that blends senior players with the best youth prospects.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Reiss Nelson and Joe Willock were once more among those drafted into Wenger’s squad and each of the trio could be in line to retain their starting spot from the 4-2 win at BATE Borisov last month.

The likes of Jack Wilshere, Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott are also expected to be named in the starting lineup as Arsenal look to shore up their table-topping status in Group H, whilst Francis Coquelin could make a first senior appearance since suffering a hamstring injury in the win over Bournemouth on September 9.

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