Arsenal will be hoping to make a good start to their European knockout campaign when they face Greek side Olympiakos in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Thursday evening.

After the mid-season break, the Gunners resumed their campaign with an emphatic 4-0 win over Newcastle United in the Premier League.

They’ll now be hoping to get a positive result away in Greece in order to stand a greater chance of wrapping up the tie at the Emirates next week.

However, it won’t be as Olympiakos are a dangerous side, especially at their home. They will surely test the Gunners defence to the limit.

For Mikel Arteta’s side, Mesut Ozil hasn’t travelled with the squad due to personal reasons, while Lucas Torreira is ill.

Matteo Guendouzi did travel with the team, but may still be on the bench.

That all being said, here’s how we think manager Arteta will line his Arsenal team up…