We were really disappointing against Sunderland last time out, and really need to bounce back against Norwich. We’re still able to clinch third spot, but if we continue performing the way we have been then there’s more chance of us missing out on fourth than beating Manchester City to third.
Here’s how we think Arsenal will line up against Norwich:
GK) Petr Cech
There’s no reason to think that David Ospina will replace Cech against Norwich, and if the Colombian does play it would be a real surprise.
RB) Hector Bellerin
- Cech Reveals How He Feels About Being Dropped For Ospina In Cup
- Report: Arsenal Send Delegation To Scout 21-Year-Old Serbian Winger
- Wenger Responds To Danny Welbeck Dive Controversy
In all honesty the Spaniard could probably use a break, but it seems unlikely that he’ll get one before the end of the season now. Hopefully we don’t run him into the ground.
LB) Nacho Monreal
Kieran Gibbs has been carrying a knock recently, but everyone is training and available for the game this weekend. You’d still assume Monreal will keep his spot, but it’s possible Gibbs could get the nod.
CB) Per Mertesacker
Although long-term there are real concerns with Mertesacker, we’ve looked far better since the German has replaced Gabriel Paulista.
CB) Laurent Koscielny
This one is a bit of a no-brainer, and it’s always likely to be Laurent Koscielny plus one at the back.
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