Champions League - Wednesday team news

Team news, match facts and videos ahead of tonight's Champions League matches, with Arsenal hosting Schalke and Manchester City visiting Ajax.

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GROUP C

ZENIT v ANDERLECHT

Luciano Spalletti has a full squad at his disposal for Zenit, with only Danny a long-term absentee, as he looks set to play a 4-3-3 formation with Hulk leading the line.

MALAGA v AC MILAN

Massimiliano Allegri is unlikely to be able to select Robinho as the Brazilian picked up a thigh injury in training. Massimo Ambrosini could make his first Champions League appearance of the season.

GROUP D

AJAX v MANCHESTER CITY

Manchester City will be without David Silva, who has not recovered from the hamstring injury he picked up playing for Spain against France last week. Defender Vincent Kompany is suspended.

BORUSSIA DORTMUND v REAL MADRID

Real welcome Sami Khedira back into the squad after he missed the win over Celta Vigo because of a thigh strain. Defenders Alvaro Arbeloa, Marcelo and Fabio Coentrao remain sidelined.

GROUP A

PORTO v DYNAMO KIEV

Colombian striker James Rodriguez is expected to lead the line for Porto, with Steven Defour likely to return to the starting line-up.

DINAMO ZAGREB v PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN

PSG suffered further injury problems after their weekend clash with Reims, with forward Nene ruled out for the match. The Brazilian suffered a fractured cheekbone and is likely to be out for six weeks.

GROUP B

ARSENAL v SCHALKE

Defender Laurent Koscielny is set to return to the Arsenal squad after missing Saturday's defeat against Norwich with a back injury, but forward Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain misses out with the hip injury.

MONTPELLIER v OLYMPIACOS

Montpellier will be without Karim Ait-Fana as he will be out for six months after injuring his right knee in training.

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