Arsenal XI vs Bayern Munich as Jakub Kiwior starts and Mikel Arteta brings in Brazil star

Gabriel Martinelli has eight goals and five assists so far this seasonGabriel Martinelli has eight goals and five assists so far this season
Gabriel Martinelli has eight goals and five assists so far this season
Mikel Arteta has named his Arsenal team to take on Bayern Munich at Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal have named their starting line-up to take on Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-final first leg.

Gunners boss Mikel Arteta has made two changes from the team that beat Brighton 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday.

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Gabriel Martinelli comes in for his compatriot Gabriel Jesus on the left wing, while Jakub Kiwior replaces Oleksandr Zinchenko at left-back.

Martinelli makes his first star since the 6-0 win over Sheffield United in March, with Kai Havertz and Bukayo Saka also featuring in the starting XI.

Meanwhile, Harry Kane and Eric Dier both start for Bayern Munich, with former Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry also featuring for the German giants.

Thomas Tuchel has also changed his centre back pairing after Bayern’s 3-2 defeat to Heidenheim, with Dier and Matthijs de Ligt coming in for Dayot Upamecano and Kim Min-Jae, who drop to the bench.

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Arsenal starting XI: Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Kiwior; Jorginho, Rice, Odegaard; Saka, Havertz, Martinelli Subs: Ramsdale, Hein, Tomiyasu, Zinchenko, Partey, Elneny, Smith Rowe, Vieira, Trossard, Nelson, Nketiah, Jesus

Bayern Munich starting XI: Neuer; Kimmich, Dier, De Ligt, Davies, Laimer, Goretzka, Sane, Musiala, Gnabry, Kane Subs: Da. Paretz, Ulreich, Upamecano, Kim, Coman, Choupo-Moting, Zaragoza, Guerreiro, Muller, Tel, Mazraoui, Pavlovic

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