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Gibbs: Has a stomach muscle injury

Gibbs: Has a stomach muscle injury

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Defender Kieran Gibbs is out of Arsenal's Champions League game against Marseille due to a stomach muscle injury he suffered in Sunday's game against Sunderland.

Aaron Ramsey, who missed the 2-1 win over the Black Cats with a hamstring strain, trained on Tuesday and will travel with the squad to France.

Long-term absentees Bacary Sagna (broken leg), Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) and Jack Wilshere and Abou Diaby (both ankle) are unavailable.

Arsenal (from): Szczesny, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Song, Frimpong, Jenkinson, Ramsey, Arteta, Gervinho, Van Persie, Walcott, Fabianski, Park, Santos, Benayoun, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Djourou, Rosicky, Arshavin, Chamakh, Miquel, Squillaci, Miyaichi.

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014
19:45
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Barcelona v Apoel Nicosia  
Bay Munich v Man City
Chelsea v Schalke
FC Porto v BATE Borisov  
Maribor v Sporting  
Roma v CSKA Mosc  
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
17:00
CSKA Mosc v Bay Munich  
19:45
Apoel Nicosia v Ajax  

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