We’ve got a massive Premier League game against West Ham this weekend, and with a few players on the verge of returning from injury, Arsene Wenger has some decisions to make.
It seems likely that we’ll see the same or at least a similar team to the one that romped over Watford last time out, with perhaps only one or two changes.
Here’s how we think Arsenal will line up against West Ham:
GK) Petr Cech
One change seems likely to be the reintroduction of Petr Cech, who returned from injury last week to make the bench. David Ospina hasn’t exactly done anything wrong, but if Cech is fully fit you have to expect he’d get the nod.
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RB) Hector Bellerin
The Spaniard should definitely keep his spot this weekend, with options pretty limited at right-back. He’s also been in excellent form recently, even grabbing himself a goal against Watford.
LB) Nacho Monreal
The left-back spot has a little more depth to it, but form dictates that Monreal should certainly start ahead of Kieran Gibbs.
CB) Laurent Koscielny
Per Mertesacker has been left out in the cold recently, benched in favour of Koscielny and Gabriel Paulista. The French centre-back is unquestionably first choice, and rightfully so.
CB) Gabriel Paulista
The Brazilian’s place is less secure, and Mertesacker could potentially replace him. It seems unlikely though, as Gabriel hasn’t made any major mistakes.
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