Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has been ruled out of Arsenals fifth round FA Cup match with Liverpool on Sunday due to illness.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that Aaron Ramsey is also out but Mathieu Flamini returns to the team after a three-match suspension.
“We have only one player back and that’s Flamini. He should be fresh. Cazorla is ill in bed, he won’t be available,” the Gunners boss said at Friday’s press conference.
Arsenal will face Bayern Munich on Wednesday in their last 16 round Champions League match, but despite that game weighing heavily on the Frenchman’s mind he insists that the team he selects for Sunday will be a team determined to beat Liverpool.
Arsenal face Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League knockout tie next Wednesday, but Wenger insists whatever team he selects will be determined to overcome Liverpool.
“Will I rest one, two or three players? I don’t know yet,” he admitted. “We have one focus – to-win this game.”