Bayern Munich v Arsenal team news and predicted line-ups here. Arsene Wenger has already confirmed that Champions League goalkeeper David Ospina will keep his starting spot for the Gunners.
Arsene Wenger has already confirmed that his first-choice Champions League goalkeeper David Ospina will return to the starting spot between the sticks for this game despite the fact that Petr Cech has been playing regularly in the Premier League of late.
Striker Lucas Perez, who scored a hat-trick in the group stages against Basel is unavailable for selection at the Allianz Arena due to a hamstring problem and there are some doubts over Mesut Ozil's inclusion with some sections of the Gunners support calling for the German midfielder to be dropped following some less than impressive recent performances.
Granit Xhaka is available for selection having been unavailable for selection in the Premier League recently due to suspension following his sending off against Burnley, although Wenger remains without midfielders Santi Cazorla and Aaron Ramsey.
Hosts Bayern Munich will be without two key players as French winger Franck Ribery remains on the sidelines with a hamstring injury picked up last month, whilst centre-back Jerome Boateng hasn't played since December due to a recurring shoulder problem.
There is more positive news for Die Roten boss Carlo Ancelotti though, as former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has been passed fit to play, despite limping out of training on Monday with a knock. We expect him to start for the hosts in the centre of the park.Bayern Munich predicted XIArsenal predicted XI