Europa League Final: 5 Odd Things Noticed As Arsenal Board Plane To Baku

Arsenal Board Plane To Baku

Arsenal are on their way to Baku ahead of their Europa League final clash with Chelsea on Wednesday.

The Gunners know a major European trophy is not the only thing up for grabs, with a chance to snatch a spot in the Champions League despite missing out on a top-four Premier League finish.

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Here are five things spotted as Arsenal board plane to Baku.

Youngsters Feature

Arsenal Board Plane To Baku

Youngsters Xavier Amaechi and Buyako Saka are both involved in Arsenal's travelling party to Baku.

They were both seen boarding the plane to Azerbaijan, and with 12 substitutes permitted in the final, there is a chance they could feature.

Packing His Bags?

Europa League Final

Reports have suggested Laurent Koscielny could be on his way out of Arsenal this summer after been linked with AC Milan and other Serie A clubs.

Could the Frenchman have packed his bags for one last Arsenal bravo in Baku?

Excitement Creeping In

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Lucas Torreira looked visibly excited as he boarded the plane ahead of arguably the biggest game of his career so far.

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Travel Companions

Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi were pictured sitting next to each other on the plane – but they didn't look like best buddies.

Ozil was seen grinning with Mustafi's facial expression suggesting he knew he had a long journey ahead.

Welbeck Is Back

Arsenal Board Plane To Baku

Danny Welbeck has not played for the Gunners since suffering a nasty ankle injury in November.

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The striker has travelled with the squad to Baku, and whilst he remains doubtful to be thrown in, he could feature on the inflated subs bench.


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