Cape Town - Gunners manager Arsène Wenger is unlikely to select France's Laurent Koscielny for the midweek trip to Galatasaray.
The France defender sat out the 3-2 defeat at Stoke City as a precaution after playing two games in four days following an eight-week lay-off.
Arsenal have booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League and, although top spot in Group D is not beyond them, Wenger doesn't want to risk certain players.
"A few players [will not travel] because there’s not a lot at stake and we have given a lot in the last two weeks," Wenger told theArsenal Player.
"We have to recover a little bit.
"Alexis will not travel and I don’t think I can play, for example, Koscielny. He didn’t play on Saturday and I don’t see why I should risk him for a game where’s there’s not a lot at stake.
"First place hypothetically, but there’s maybe a 10 per cent chance."