Arsene Wenger has named his side for the clash with Manchester United. It’s a massive match for both clubs and there are a couple of surprises from the boss.
Matchday: Team News – Predicted Lineup – Match Highlights
Match: Arsenal v Manchester United
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Sun 7 May 16:00
Petr Cech keeps his place in goal but the surprise comes at the back. Gabriel Paulista has been dropped for the clash with Manchester United with Rob Holding taking his place. Nacho Monreal and Laurent Koscielny also keep their places in a three-man defence.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Kieran Gibbs keep their places in the wing-back roles with Granit Xhaka returning from injury in time to partner Aaron Ramsey in the centre of midfield.
There is also a change up front with Danny Welbeck starting against his former club in place of Olivier Giroud. Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Özil will support the Englishman.
There are places on the bench for Olivier Giroud, Hector Bellerin and David Ospina.
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Here’s how the two teams line up:
Subs: Ospina, Bellerin, Gabriel, Walcott, Iwobi, Coquelin, Giroud
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Subs: Romero, Blind Bailly, Lingard, McTominay, Pogba, Rashford