Arsenal take on AFC Bournemouth this evening, playing their second match in two days. Arsene Wenger could shuffle his pack and we expect key man Shkodran Mustafi to make an early return to the Arsenal starting lineup.
Match: AFC Bournemouth v Arsenal
Stadium: Dean Court
Kick-Off (GMT): Tue 3 Jan 2017
It’s a big match and the Gunners need to take all three points after Liverpool’s draw yesterday. Here’s how we think Arsenal will line up:
- Arsenal ready a £25million bid for a ‘rising star’ of Dutch football
- Arsene Wener to return to dugout since leaving Arsenal in 2018
- Arsenal target ex-midfielder transfer after four years apart
GK) Petr Cech
The goalkeeper has kept two consecutive clean sheets and will undoubtedly start this evening. Petr Cech will be hoping to make it three from three.
RB) Hector Bellerin
The Spaniard should start this evening. Hector Bellerin was exceptional against Crystal Palace and will be looking for a repeat performance this evening.
CB) Laurent Koscielny
The Frenchman will undoubtedly start and captain the side tonight.
CB) Shkodran Mustafi
We expect Shkodran Mustafi to make a return to the Arsenal starting lineup this evening. The German has been out of action since early December but has been back in training for some time.
LB) Nacho Monreal
We expect Nacho Monreal to just edge out Kieran Gibbs at left-back this evening. The Spaniard is better defensively and with a tough away match and an FA Cup tie on the weekend, Monreal is our favourite to get the nod.