Arsene Wenger has confirmed in his pre-match press conference that the trio of Alexis Sanchez, Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny will return for the Everton clash (via Arsenal.com).
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Match: Everton v Arsenal
Stadium: Goodison Park
Kick-Off (GMT): Sun 22 Oct 13:30
One special goal saved a relatively poor match in the Europa League on Thursday evening but now the Gunners are set to return to Premier League action with a trip to Everton on Sunday.
The Toffees are in woeful form but Arsenal are also coming off the back of a poor defeat domestically.
A number of Arsenal players missed the 2-1 defeat to Watford last weekend but Arsene Wenger confirmed that most of them will be back in time for Sunday’s match.
“Alexis, Koscielny and Ramsey will be alright,” Wenger said in his pre-match press conference.
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“Welbeck is out. He has a groin problem, I think it will be two to three weeks before he is back. He will not be back before the international break.
“Mustafi will not be back before the break, and Ospina as well. Ospina is not very bad, he has a grade one [groin problem] so it’s just a couple of weeks. Mustafi is a bit worse than Ospina.
“Calum Chambers as well will be back after the break, and everybody else is alright.”
So it’s good news on the injury front. Arsenal certainly missed Laurent Koscielny at the back and Alexis Sanchez’s flair up front during the defeat to Watford. Let’s hope the Gunners put that right on Sunday.