Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal squad were left stuck at Luton Airport for hours due to heavy storms causing flight delays.
Arsenal were expected to travel to Lens for their Champions League clash, due for an 8 pm kickoff but heavy storms caused a 5-hour delay, throwing their preparations into disarray.
Arsenal preparations for Lens game affected by storm
According to the DailyMail, a storm in the surrounding areas of Luton Airport has disrupted the Gunners' plans, with their flight to northern France being delayed.
Arteta's pre-match press conference at 6pm Monday was cancelled as a result.
Arsenal won their first group game 4-0 against a disappointing PSV side but Lens are expected to pose a sterner test for Arteta's men.
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