Our predicted line up for Arsenal’s trip to Villa Park.
Arsenal travel to Villa Park this weekend knowing that they need to bounce back from a frustrating couple of weeks that culminated with the Gunners being played off the park by Borussia Dortmund in their 2-0 defeat to the Bundesliga runners-up this week.
With three consecutive Premier League draws also having meant that a winless run is developing in the Premier League, it is vital that this predicted line up are able to pick up three points in the West Midlands:
Goalkeeper and Defence
GK) Wojciech Szczesny – The Polish youth team graduate is the club’s clear first choice between the sticks.
RB) Calum Chambers – Young Englishman Chambers should’ve recovered from illness to replace Hector Bellerin at right back.
CB) Laurent Koscielny – The Frenchman is now one of the Gunners’ key players and it is vital that he stays fit.
CB) Per Mertesacker – Needs to put a disappointing return to Germany in midweek behind him and put in a commanding display at Villa Park.
LB) Kieran Gibbs – His return to fitness is vital with Nacho Monreal the latest defender on the treatment table.