Arsenal have no new injuries to deal with ahead of their clash with Stade Rennais FC on Thursday, the club confirmed in an update.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal celebrates his team's first goal, an own goal scored by Zakhar Volkov of FC BATE during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 Second Leg match between Arsenal and BATE Borisov at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 21: Unai Emery, Manager of Arsenal celebrates his team’s first goal, an own goal scored by Zakhar Volkov of FC BATE during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 Second Leg match between Arsenal and BATE Borisov at Emirates Stadium on February 21, 2019, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Arsenal posted their latest medical update on the team on Wednesday morning, hours before they set off for Rennes. They noted that Alexandre Lacazette would be suspended for the clash, as a result of his increased ban after the red card against BATE Borisov. Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Danny Welbeck are all still long-term absentees.

Past those four, no one else is listed as being unavailable for Thursday’s game. However, Stephan Lichtsteiner missing out on the trip just days after he also failed to make the squad against Tottenham Hotspur raises questions about what’s happening with him at the moment. At least Emery has Ainsley Maitland-Niles available from the start this time.

Arsenal's Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) celebrates with Arsenal's Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)
Arsenal’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan (L) celebrates with Arsenal’s Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner after scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON / AFP)

The Gunners have struggled with a lot of injuries to the centre-backs this season, so it’s good to see that all of them bar Holding are fit again. Laurent Koscielny and Sokratis Papastathopoulos seem to be building up a good partnership, so let’s hope they can help the team to another clean sheet in midweek.

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