Arsene Wenger has responded to calls for him to bring back the rest of his Euro 2016 participants to action after Sunday’s disappointment.

The Gunners began the 2016/17 campaign with a 4-3 defeat to Liverpool at the Emirates stadium; their third loss at home on the first day of the season since 2013.

After witnessing a makeshift front-line and an inexperienced centre-back partnership feature on Sunday, several fans are now demanding the return of first choice players like Mesut Ozil and Laurent Koscielny who are being rested.

As a result, the Arsenal manager insists he will “try” to have his star players available for the trip to champions Leicester City next week.

“Physically we are not ready. You are in a Catch-22 situation with the Euros – do you give the players a rest and start the season without many of your players? Or do they play in this kind of game and get injured, like Ramsey today?” Wenger saidGG

“We will try [to have Ozil, Koscielny and Giroud back], but when they have not enough preparation they get injured.”

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