Arsenal is preparing to play Leicester City at the Emirates Stadium in a Premier League show down next weekend. A win for the Gunners will keep their hopes of finishing in the top four alive this season. Which will eventually mean a return to the UEFA champions league competition.
Due to the fact that their close rival in the top four race, Manchester United lost to Manchester City yesterday, they are already in fourth position in the latest EPL standings. Also Arsenal is at big advantage as they have three games outstanding.
Meanwhile, Arsenal’s manager Mikel Arteta will have almost a fully fit squad, with only Emile Smith Rowe [ Out due to COVID-19] and Tomiyasu [ Muscle Injury] missing from their last outing against Watford. The two players might be available for selection against Leicester City. But could only start from the bench.
Here is a how Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal could possibly lineup against Leicester City without featuring Tomiyasu and Emile Smith Rowe.
Goalkeeper and Defense
Aaron Ramsdale will be retain his spot between the sticks. Kieran Tierney, Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes, and the versatile Cedric will make up the back four covering the goalkeeper from opposition attack.
Midfielders and Forwards
In the Arsenal midfield, Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, and Martin Odegaard will make up a good midfield partnership . With Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli playing from the wing. While Lacazette as the lone striker.