Alexandre Lacazette suspended for Arsenal’s round-of-16 tie against Rennes

Serge Gnabry and Mesut Ozil were part of the Arsenal side which won the FA Cup in 2014 and 2015

Serge Gnabry and Mesut Ozil were part of the Arsenal side which won the FA Cup in 2014 and 2015

Alexandre Lacazette has been banned by UEFA for both legs of the Gunners' Europa League round of 16 clash against Rennes.

The first leg will be played at Stamford Bridge on March 7, with the return leg in Ukraine the following leg.

"Arsene always said he wouldn't come back to the Premier League because of his love for Arsenal, that he wouldn't feel right competing against Arsenal", former England number one Seaman told talkSPORT.

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France forward Lacazette was shown a straight red for elbowing Aleksandar Filipovic in the late stages of last week's 1-0 loss away to BATE and will no play no part in either of next month's matches against Rennes.

The Brittany club finished fifth in Ligue 1 last season and are now in mid-table, but have impressed since the 38-year-old Julien Stephan was appointed as coach in December.

The Czech Republic goalkeeper spent two seasons at Rennes before leaving for Chelsea in 2004.

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After beating Swedish side Malmo 5-1 on aggregate, they might find the going tougher against Ukrainian giants Dynamo though. And in the group they won six games out of six.

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Benfica face Dinamo Zagreb, while Valencia's reward for knocking out Celtic is a tie against FC Krasnodar of Russian Federation.

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Both London clubs are now outside the top four in the Premier League, so the Champions League place awarded to the Europa League victor could be the best chance for them to return to the elite competition.

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