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Arsenal wonderkid draws plaudits despite defeat

Reiss Nelson came off the bench as Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of FC Koln last night, and the youngster has drawn praise for his performance.

The Gunners limped to defeat in Cologne yesterday thanks to a questionable penalty decision, but the other results ensured that we cemented our place as group winners regardless, and can be play-out the final match much more relaxed.

How far is Wilshere from regular Arsenal action?

Jack Wilshere has stated that he is still battling to try and win his first-team place back at Arsenal, amidst speculation linking him with the exit door.

The 26 year-old is into the final season of his Gunners contract, and is believed to be eager to prove his fitness and worth to the team in order to attain a new one.

FC Koln v Arsenal Match Preview, Line-up and Score Prediction

Arsenal make the trip to Germany to take on Bundesliga strugglers FC Koln, in a match that could see the visitors confirm top spot in their Europa League group. If you like betting on sporting events, perhaps this is not the type of game that you want to risk much money on, considering that Arsenal’s reserves will not have the same urgency to win as the First XI did on Saturday.

Are Arsenal right to prioritise Europa League over Chelsea encounter?

Hector Bellerin has insisted that Arsenal’s Thursday night Europa League match with Cologne is taking priority over the weekend’s crunch tie with Chelsea.

The Gunners host FC Koln in the opening group match of the EL this week, and are claimed to be taking the fixture seriously as they look to win the competition. They have a tough away trip to Chelsea on Sunday, but claim that Thursday has to be the priority.