[Teams] League Cup – Arsenal vs Reading: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on October 25, 2016


Arsenal will look to get back to winning ways when we entertain Reading at the Emirates Stadium this evening in the fourth round of the EFL Cup.

Arsene Wenger has made 9 changes from the side that played against Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Saturday. Carl Jenkinson makes his long-awaited return to the first team after recovering from a serious knee injury while Kieran Gibbs captains the side.

Gabriel and Rob Holding also come in to the defence while Mohamed Elneny starts alongside youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles in the middle of the park.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jeff Reine-Adelaide start in attack along with Alex Iwobi while Lucas Perez leads the line up front. Olivier Giroud makes his return to the squad with a place on the bench alongside several of our youngsters.

Here are the confirmed line-ups for the game:


Martinez; Jenkinson, Holding, Gabriel, Gibbs; Elneny, M-Niles; O-Chamberlain; R-Adelaide, Iwobi, Lucas

Subs: Macey, Bola, Bielik, Sheaf, Zelalem, Willock, Giroud.


Al-Habsi, Watson, Obita, Moore, Blackett, Kelly, Van Den Berg, Evans, McCleary, Harriott, Samuel

Subs: S.Moore, Swift, Wieser, Kermorgant, Meite, Quinn, Gravenberch.

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  1. Geekaybee

    October 25, 2016 at 7:28 pm

    This is not rotation. This is the B team.

  2. Musinguzi Urban

    October 25, 2016 at 8:09 pm

    a poor lineup, at least if he included some 3/4 first teamers on the bench, am Musinguzi urban in Uganda.

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