Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny, Reuters
CAIRO-8 October 2020: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta announced the team squad for the UEFA Europa League competition and the team's Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny is included in the list.
Elneny has been an important player for the Gunners under Arteta's command, having participated in six games including the FA Community Shield game against Liverpool that secured Arsenal's first title this season.
Arteta surprised the team fans as he ruled out the out-of-favor German midfielder Mesut Ozil, giving rise to speculations that the player does not have a place in Arteta's plans.
Arsenal squad Includes:
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Runar Runarsson, Matt Macey, James Hillson, Dejan Iliev
Defenders: Hector Bellerin, Gabriel, Rob Holding, Cedric Soares, Shkodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers, Pablo Mari, David Luiz, Sead Kolasinac, Kieran Tierney
Midfielders: Dani Ceballos, Willian, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka
Forwards: Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe
Reiss Nelson, Bukayo Saka, Joe Willock and Emile Smith Rowe are also included as homegrown players.