as reported by mirror.co.uk.
Arsenal are into the Europa League quarter-finals after a 3-0 win over Rennes at the Emirates.
A Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang double and an Ainsley Maitland-Niles header ensured Unai Emery’s side overcome a two-goal deficit after being beaten in France last week.
For the second straight round, the Gunners overcame a first leg defeat without any major problems on their return to the Emirates after a quick-fire double early on set them on their way.
There were some impressive performances from Emery’s players in what was a fairly scrappy game as Rennes desperately tried to keep their European dream alive.
Here are the player ratings from a night where the Gunners did what they needed to do with goalscorers Aubameyang and Maitland-Niles stealing the headlines.
Maitland-Niles impressed on an excellent evening for the Gunners (Image: EMPICS Sport) Read More Arsenal player ratings
Petr Cech – 6 – Quiet night as he was rarely troubled.
Shkodran Mustafi – 6 – Put his first leg red card behind him with a solid, composed defensive display.
Laurent Koscielny – 7 – Rock solid at the heart of Emery’s defence as they dealt with a second half Rennes siege.
Nacho Monreal – 7 – Like Koscielny, dealt with everything Rennes threw at him in no nonsense fashion.
Kolasinac was provider for Aubameyang’s second goal (Image: Getty Images) Read More
Sead Kolasinac – 8 – Made some vital blocks and played delicious ball for third goal to seal spot in next