10am Arsenal news: Laurent Koscielny returns, Arsene Wenger eyes Bayern job, ex-Gunners kid jailed, and Barca ace Ousmane Dembele tipped for Emirates

Read about all this and more with our latest Gunners news, rumours and updates.

MATCH ON

ARSENAL'S Europa League clash against Ukrainian side Vorskla Poltava is set to go ahead even after the introduction of martial law in the country for 30 days.

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have escalated to boiling point since three Ukrainian vessels were captured off the coast of Crimea on Sunday.

LAUR OF RETURN

ARSENAL skipper Laurent Koscielny returned after injury… in a 5-0 thumping for the Under-23s against Derby.

The French centre-back was taken off after 45 minutes, with the Gunners just 1-0 behind.

WENGER EYES BAYERN JOB

ARSENE WENGER is interested in taking over Bayern Munich, according to reports.

The 69-year-old is ready to return to football after leaving Arsenal in May.

EX-ARSENAL TRIALLIST JAILED

FORMER Arsenal and Crystal Palace kid Ismail H'Maidat has been jailed for 46 months for a month-long spree of armed robberies that started last Christmas Day.

A Belgian court heard the Morocco midfielder, who cost Roma £3.5million in 2016, carried out five gunpoint raids despite reportedly earning £9,000 a month.

OUS DA MAN

ARSENAL are now favourites to sign Barcelona's unsettled winger Ousmane Dembele.

The Frenchman is expected to leave Nou Camp as the Catalan giants bid to make room for a possible Neymar return – and now the bookies place the Gunners ahead of Liverpool and Spurs.

GUNNER NEED MORE

SOKRATIS PAPASTATHOPOLOUS has claimed that the Arsenal players struggled to adapt to Unai Emery's latest tactics in their win over Bournemouth.

The Spanish coach changed things up, playing three at the back for the first time this season, and the Greek defender thinks they need to improve by 30 per cent to reach top four.

'MAKES NO SENSE'

ARSENAL supporters have noticed a major issue with Mesut Ozil's benching against Bournemouth.

Unai Emery left the German as an unused substitute — but fans were not impressed by his replacement on the pitch in Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

OZ LOST

UNAI EMERY has revealed why he left Mesut Ozil on the bench against Bournemouth.

The German was dropped as Sokratis returned to the line-up in a five-man defence.

LET DEM SWAP

BARCELONA are set to offer Ousmane Dembele in part-exchange as they look to re-sign Neymar from PSG.

Unai Emery is a huge Dembele fan and would love to start him on the wings from January – but could be disappointed if the Catalans send him back to France.

‘DISASTERCLASS’

ARSENAL fans have slammed Henrikh Mkhitaryan after his lacklustre display against Bournemouth.

The Armenian came under heavy fire as he failed to produce the goods on the South Coast.

TOR DE FORCE

LUCAS TORREIRA was the key man for Arsenal as they came out on top at Dean Court.

Sokratis also enjoyed a good game while others struggled.

EZRI PEASY

EXCLUSIVE: ARSENAL are ready to bid £15million for Brentford defender Ezri Konsa.

Konsa, 21, was signed from Charlton for £2.85million in June and Arsenal’s spies believe he can step up to the Prem.

TORR-TALLY NORMAL

LUCAS TORRIERA was spotted wearing a Paris Saint-Germain shirt — but Arsenal fans don't need to panic.

The Uruguay international has emerged as a fan favourite following his sensational start to life with the Gunners.

AD TOO MUCH

TONY ADAMS has recalled a boozy night out early in his football career led to him having sex on his car bonnet… and he couldn't even remember it.

The Arsenal legend, 52, claims alcohol addiction took its toll on him and his parents, remembering one particular night out in Essex.

PEAK PRACTICE

ARSENAL are under new management — by order of Peaky Blinders fan Unai Emery.

Emery knows he must also improve his command of the English language… so he is watching programmes like the BBC’s period crime drama about the Shelby family starring Cillian Murphy.

EMERY LIKE A SIEVE

UNAI EMERY fears Arsenal’s defensive frailties will wreck his dream of a top-four finish.

The Gunners have conceded three times as many Premier League goals as Manchester City and Liverpool this season — 15 compared to just five for the top two.

GUNNER BE HONEST

UNAI EMERY has praised his predecessor Arsene Wenger – but says Arsenal were tumbling down under the Frenchman.

The new Gunners boss believes he is starting to lift them back up again, as they currently enjoy a 16-game unbeaten run.

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