Arsenal fans here in the Tavern are in high spirits after a spirited display at the weekend sees fans hopeful of a repeat in Europe.
After news of Thursday night football coming to the Emirates, fans and punters here in the Tavern have been in a new realm after so many years of a constant 4th place finish.
During the duration of their Europa League campaign so far, Arsene Wenger has opted to field a slightly younger side, with many opportunities being handed to both fringe and youth players.
Without knowing whether this is down to his focus being on the Premier League or just not taking an interest to the European competition. Nevertheless, the Gunners have delivered a run of solid performances on their way to an unbeaten start to proceedings, showing for some promising viewing for the future stars.
Surely a Europa League triumph must be the main aim, with chances of a Champions League spot looking slim?
This young side seem to be mixing well with some of the first team regulars, proving to be an exciting watch for many Arsenal fans. However, after their 0-0 draw last time out at home to Red Star Belgrade, improvements are needed in what could have easily become a loss.
So with qualification in sight, here’s a look at TWO players who could be set to drop out of the side…