By 90Min
February 15, 2018

Arsenal are back in Europa league action on Thursday night, as they take on Swedish minnows Ostersunds FK in the first leg of their round of 32 clash in Sweden.

After losing the north London derby in their last Premier League outing at Wembley, winning the Europa League now looks the most practical avenue for the Gunners to return to the Champions League next term; as Manchester United did in 2016/17.

Arsene Wenger's outfit should have little resistance in Ostersund though, coming up against a side debuting in their first ever European campaign.

Mohamed Elneny - who is expected to be involved in the squad on Thursday - posted an image on Twitter ahead of the flight to Sweden, with the 25-year-old pictured smiling alongside teammate Mesut Ozil.

Predictably, the Gooners' reactions to the Egyptian's photo was, lets say, a mixed bag - if we're being kind - and fans have been disputing the midfielder's importance to the side. Here's some of the best Tweets from the thread:

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Whatever the selection on the day, fans will be expecting a comfortable victory and anything less would likely spark outrage; with TottenhamManchester City and Liverpool all putting in sensational performances in their round of 16 Champions League clashes this week.

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