Theo Walcott has position U-Turn for Arsenal

Arsenal star Granit Xhaka comes up against his brother Taulent, who is also expected to play in a holding midfield role for the visitors.

Fellow midfielder Francis Coquelin has been ruled out for up to three weeks with a knee injury suffered against Chelsea at the weekend.

ARSENAL (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Cazorla, Xhaka; Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi; Sanchez.

BASEL (4-2-3-1): Vaclik; Lang, Suchy, Balanta, Traore; Xhaka, Zuffi; Bjarnason, Delgado, Steffen; Doumbia.

REFEREE: Danny Makkelie (Holland).

BT Sport Extra 7.45pm

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