Return of Arsenal ace could see 23-year-old dropped, but Emery should axe 26-year-old instead

Arsenal’s summer signing centre-back, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, has sat out the Gunners’ last three matches – against Crystal Palace, Blackpool and Liverpool – with an ankle complaint. 
A pairing of Shkodran Mustafi and Rob Holding has started in place of the Greek, with Julio Pleguezuelo making his senior debut against Blackpool.
What’s the latest?
According to the club’s official website, Sokratis is being assessed ahead of Thursday night’s Europa League clash with Sporting at the Emirates Stadium.

This update suggests that, even if the 30-year-old isn’t ready to start against ...
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