By Richard Clarke

Arsène Wenger spent Tuesday night mulling over a couple of positions in his side for the crucial Champions League tie at Roma.

At his press conference that morning, the manager said he had a team in mind but refused to offer any clues.

"I want the freedom to change my mind,” he explained. “There's one or two positions which are not completely set. It is 90 per cent not 100 per cent there but that gives you the opportunity to change it.”

Kolo Toure is back after a calf injury while Samir Nasri and Denilson were named in the squad after missing out on Sunday against Burnley. Andrey Arshavin in ineligible while Mikael Silvestre is now fit but lacks fitness.

Cesc Fabregas (knee), Emmanuel Adebayor (hamstring) and Tomas Rosicky (hamstring tendon) are out.

Arsenal squad for AS Roma
1 Manuel ALMUNIA (GK)
2 Abou DIABY
3 Bacary SAGNA
5 Kolo TOURE
8 Samir NASRI
9 EDUARDO
10 William GALLAS
11 Robin VAN PERSIE
12 Carlos VELA
14 Theo WALCOTT
15 DENILSON
16 Aaron RAMSEY
17 Alex SONG
20 Johan DJOUROU
21 Lukasz FABIANSKI (GK)
22 Gael CLICHY
26 Nicklas BENDTNER
27 Emmanuel EBOUE
40 Kieran GIBBS

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