Arsenal Team News: Mesut Ozil Set To Return, Unai Emery Faces Injury Crisis

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BAKU, AZERBAIJAN - OCTOBER 04: Mesut Ozil of Arsenal looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Qarabag FK and Arsenal at on October 4, 2018 in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Arsenal take on Wolves on Sunday at the Monileaux Stadium in the Premier League hoping to extend their unbeaten run to 16 games in all competitions – 12 of which have ended in wins.

Mesut Ozil is expected to start for the Gunners after being rested against Sporting CP in the Europa League on Thursday.

Head coach Unai Emery made several changes to the squad leaving Ozil out of the team.

The playmaker of Turkish origin did take part in team training mid-week and is expected to start against Wolves.

Ozil is likely to captain the side for the fourth successive league game.

Emery will have his star man back but is facing a bit of an injury crisis.

Danny Welbeck has been ruled out with injury sustained against Sporting.

The England international remains in hospital and will definitely not feature.

Stephan Lichtsteiner also suffered an injury against the Portuguese giants when he pulled a hamstring.

The Switzerland international is not expected to feature, neither is Mohamed Elneny or Konstantinos Mavropanos who are all out injured.

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Emery could have Nacho Monreal back after he returned to training following a hamstring problem but he will be a game time decision.

The Spanish manager made several changes against Sporting leaving out Granit Xhaka, Lucas Torreira, Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang started on the bench but did replace Welbeck following his injury.