Fenerbahce v Arsenal Starting Team and Live

ISTANBUL (Sporting Alert) — Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has recalled midfield playmaker Santi Cazorla to his starting lineup for tonight’s Champions League play-off first-leg against Fenerbahce in Istanbul.

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Cazorla returns to the starting for the injured Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who could be out for six week, and he will play in midfield alongside Jack Wilshere, Arron Ramsey and Tomas Rosicky.

Theo Walcott also start with Olivier Giroud leading the attacking line.

Lukas Podolski and summer recruit Yaya Sanogo are both on the bench, while Nacho Monreal returns to the squad.

Former Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt and midfielder Raul Meireles start for Fenerbahce, with Joseph Yobo, Emre, Moussa Sow and Pierre Webo all starting as well.

Fenerbahce v Arsenal

Fenerbahce: Demirel, Irtegun, Yobo, Bruno Alves, Kadlec, Topal, Meireles, Emre, Sow, Webo, Kuyt
Subs: Gunok, Korkmaz, Baroni, Potuk, Emenike, Gonul, Erkin

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Rosicky, Wilshere, Ramsey, Cazorla, Giroud, Walcott
Subs: Fabianski, Podolski, Monreal, Sanogo, Jenkinson, Frimpong, Gnabry

Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)

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