Predicted Arsenal Starting XI To Face West Brom
Arsenal take on West Brom at the Hawthorns on Wednesday night in the third round of the Capital One Cup. Here’s my predicted starting eleven for the game.
Arsenal take on West Brom at the Hawthorns on Wednesday night in the third round of the Capital One Cup.
Boss Arsene Wenger has been dealt a huge injury blow ahead of the game with Theo Walcott ruled out for up to a month with an abdominal injury. The problem was picked up during the warm up for Sunday’s game with Stoke and his replacement that day, Serge Gnabry, is set to deputise once again tomorrow.
Ryo Miyaichi and Emmanuel Frimpong are also pushing for a starts with Jack Wilshere, Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey all set to be rested. Mikel Arteta returned on Sunday – making a late substitute appearance – so he’s in line to make his first start of the season.
Lukas Fabianski is expected to be given the gloves ahead of summer signing Viviano while Thomas Vermaelen, Nacho Monreal and Carl Jenkinson are all expected to be given some game-time.
The match will also see the return of forgotten man Nicklas Bendtner who is set to make his first appearance in an Arsenal shirt in over two years. Here’s my predicted starting eleven:
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