Arsenal has confirmed their squad for this season’s Europa League.
The Gunners have been drawn in group F, alongside Eintracht Frankfurt, Standard Liege, and Vitoria.
They start their campaign on Thursday, September 19th with a trip to Germany to take on Eintracht.
Ahead of the opening matches, clubs are required to submit their 25-man squad to UEFA. Each club is responsible for submitting both a ‘list A’ and ‘list B’ of players.
‘List A’ must have a minimum of eight ‘locally trained players’, these are players that have been either with the club or another club affiliated with the same association (‘association trained player’)between the ages of 15 and 21. However, no more than four of the eight can be association trained players.
There are an unlimited number of spaces on ‘list B’, players are eligible if they were born on or after 1 January 1998 and has been eligible to play for the club concerned for any uninterrupted period of two years since his 15th birthday.
Here is Arsenal’s Europa League squad:
Goalkeepers:Bernd Leno, Emiliano Martinez, Matt Macey, James Hillson.
Defenders:Hector Bellerin, Sokratis, Rob Holding, Shkodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers, David Luiz, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Sead Kolasinac, Joel Lopez, Kieran Tierney.
Midfielders:Dani Ceballos, Mesut Ozil, Lucas Torreira, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Matteo Guendouzi, Granit Xhaka.
Forwards:Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe, Gabriel Martinelli.