Arsenal take on Everton at the Emirates in the final match of the Premier League season. The Gunners need to win to have any chance of securing a top-four finish in the table.
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Match: Arsenal v Everton
Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off (GMT): Tue 21 May 16:00
Here’s how we think Arsenal will line up:
GK) Petr Cech
Petr Cech will undoubtedly start for the Gunners.
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RCB) Rob Holding
We think Rob Holding will start again in the middle. The Englishman has put in a number of good performances in recent weeks and will be looking to cement a place in the cup final.
CB) Shkodran Mustafi
The German should start. Shkodran Mustafi has played in the middle on a number of occasions in recent weeks and that should continue.
LCB) Nacho Monreal
We don’t think Laurent Koscielny will be fit enough to play and instead will be rested for the FA Cup final next week. This means that Nacho Monreal will start at left-back again.
RWB) Hector Bellerin
Hector Bellerin should start with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain expected to miss out once again.
CM) Aaron Ramsey
We think Arsene Wenger will stick with the Ramsey/Xhaka partnership in the centre of midfield.
CM) Granit Xhaka
Granit Xhaka has really raised his performance levels in recent weeks and is now one of the first names on the team sheet.
LWB) Kieran Gibbs
With Nacho Monreal filling in at centre-back, there’s a place in the team for Kieran Gibbs to start at left wing-back.
RAM) Mesut Özil
The German has been in very good form lately and will want to keep that going. There’s little doubt that Mesut Özil will start against Everton.
LAM) Alexis Sanchez
The Chilean will undoubtedly start. It seemed like this match would be a straight shootout between Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku for the Premier League top scorer before Harry Kane went and got four goals in the week. Sanchez is three behind the Spurs man but will still fancy himself.
ST) Olivier Giroud
We think Olivier Giroud will start up top for the Gunners. The Frenchman didn’t have the best of matches against Sunderland and will want to get back in form.