Arsene Wenger has some big decisions to make regarding our lineup to face Olympiacos this Tuesday night, with a huge game against Manchester United coming up this weekend. The manager needs to get the right balance between resting players for the next game, and putting out a team capable of beating our Champions League opponents.
With our loss against Dinamo Zagreb putting more pressure on this fixture, we can’t afford mistakes.
Here is how we think Arsenal will lineup for their clash against Olympiacos:
GK) David Ospina
Petr Cech and David Ospina have been rotated recently, with the summer signing getting the nod in the Premier League. Ospina didn’t have his best game against Dinamo Zagreb, and will need to put on a good display if he gets the chance against Olympiacos.
RB) Mathieu Debuchy
The Frenchman has looked really rusty this season, and has failed to displace Hector Bellerin as our starting right-back. We still expect Arsene Wenger to stick with Debuchy for the Champions League clash though, and hopefully all he needs is time to get back to his best.
LB) Kieran Gibbs
Gibbs has been solid this season, but unfortunately for him Nacho Monreal has been even better. The Englishman still deserves game time though, and should get it against the Greek side.
CB) Gabriel Paulista
With the Brazilian missing our dominant win over Leicester City due to suspension, he should be well rested and raring to go. With Manchester United coming up this weekend, Wenger may be looking to rest the likes of Laurent Koscielny.
CB) Calum Chambers
The young defender has had a difficult start to the season, and looked totally out of his depth against Liverpool during his first start. He looked far better coming off the bench against Chelsea and in our Capital One Cup clash against Tottenham, but was unfortunate enough to score an own goal in each.
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