Here’s the side we expect Arsene Wenger to field versus Hull City at the KC Stadium this Monday evening.
GK) David Ospina
The Colombian has done nothing to suggest he’ll be dropped for Wojciech Szczesny, who perhaps only looks likely to play again in the FA Cup final versus Aston Villa.
DR) Hector Bellerin
Mathieu Debuchy has been ruled out through injury (via Arsenal.com), meaning the young Spaniard is a certainty to continue at right-back.
DL) Nacho Monreal
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The other Spanish full-back in our squad has the left-back spot nailed down, and only some poor form (which has not looked likely) or an injury will see Kieran Gibbs back in contention.
DC) Per Mertesacker
January signing Gabriel Paulista will surely remain on the bench, as the giant German continues his partnership with, in our opinion, the best central defender in the league: Laurent Koscielny.
DC) Laurent Koscielny
One of the first names on the team-sheet, our Frenchman is a wonderful natural defender, but also possesses the technical skills to play out from the back, too.