Alex Iwobi not guaranteed Europa League final Matchday Spot

Alex Iwobi not guaranteed Europa League final Matchday Spot

Alex Iwobi travelled with the Arsenal squad to Baku for the final of the Europa League, but it’s not certain if the attacking midfielder will be named in Unai Emery’s matchday squad.

Arsenal announced the list of 24 players, that left England for Azerbaijan, in a statement on Saturday and though the Nigerian was listed, the decision for the matchday squad (23 players) will be made public “75 minutes before the kick off on Wednesday night”.

The Statement Read:


We will meet Chelsea at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday night, hoping to lift our first piece of European silverware since the 1994 Cup Winners’ Cup.

Our travelling group is below, and a 23-man matchday squad will be named 75 minutes before kick off on Wednesday night.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Petr Cech
Mohamed Elneny
Matteo Guendouzi
Alex Iwobi
Carl Jenkinson
Sead Kolasinac
Laurent Koscielny
Alex Lacazette
Bernd Leno
Stephan Lichtsteiner
Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Nacho Monreal
Shkodran Mustafi
Eddie Nketiah
Mesut Ozil
Sokratis
Lucas Torreira
Joe Willock
Granit Xhaka
Danny Welbeck
Bukayo Saka
Xavier Amaechi
Deyan Iliev

A 23-man matchday squad will be announced on the evening of the match.

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