Koscielny an injury doubt for Bayern clash

Arsenal will check on the fitness of defender Laurent Koscielny (calf) ahead of the Champions League last 16 clash against Bayern Munich.

Laurent Koscielny, Arsenal

Left-back Nacho Monreal, signed from Malaga, is ineligible, but Carl Jenkinson comes back into the squad after a one-game suspension.

Defender Kieran Gibbs remains out with a thigh injury.

Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng will miss the game after being sent off in his club's previous Champions League tie.

The former Manchester City man serves a suspension, but the versatile Javi Martinez has been included in Bayern's 19-man squad after recovering from a bruised toe.

Holger Badstuber is missing as he continues his recovery from a cruciate ligament injury and ex-Chelsea striker Claudio Pizarro is also unavailable for last season's runners-up

Arsenal (from): Szczesny, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Sagna, Podolski, Arteta, Cazorla, Wilshere, Walcott, Giroud, Mannone, Coquelin, Ramsey, Diaby, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gervinho, Miquel.



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