Arsenal v Udinese preview

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League play-off first leg between Arsenal and Udinese at the Emirates Stadium.

Last Updated: 15/08/11 at 15:36

Van Persie: Banned for Gunners

Van Persie: Banned for Gunners

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Arsenal will be without suspended duo Samir Nasri and Robin van Persie, while Tomas Rosicky faces a fitness test on a groin problem suffered in the goalless draw at Newcastle on Saturday.

Despite his red card at St James' Park, summer signing Gervinho will be available for the European tie, but England midfielder Jack Wilshere (ankle) remains out.

Arsenal (from): Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Rosicky, Song, Ramsey, Arshavin, Gervinho, Chamakh, Fabianski, Walcott, Chamberlain, Djourou, Jenkinson, Frimpong, Bendtner.

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