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Arsenal manager Emery confirms plans for Holding, Bellerin & Tierney

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has confirmed Kieran Tierney and Hector Bellerin will soon play the club's U23 side, while also confirming Rob Holding remains close to a return.

Many expected Holding to line-up in Thursday's Europa League clash with Eintracht Frankfurt.

Speaking after the 3-0 victory in Germany, Holding said: "Rob Holding is getting closer to us now. Tomorrow, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney will play with the under-23s."

On his make-shift defence, Emery added: "[Mustafi] played his first match this season and Chambers played at right back, David Luiz has now played with Mustafi and Chambers, with more players

"I think every player can be important for us and I want to create a big spirit from games where we worked like we did tonight."

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