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Arteta makes Odegaard call, six changes, Auba out - Predicted Arsenal XI vs Southampton

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Arsenal were knocked out of the FA Cup by Southampton on Saturday. The Saints were definitely the better side on the day, but the Gunners now have a chance to get one over Ralph Hasenhuttl’s men.

Southampton host Arsenal in the Premier League tomorrow. Mikel Arteta’s men are unbeaten in their last five league games, winning four of those.

Arsenal have to get back to winning ways tomorrow and Arteta is expected to name a very strong lineup.

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Bernd Leno will keep his place in goal as he aims to get his sixth clean sheet in seven games in all competitions. Kieran Tierney returns at left-back while Rob Holding and Hector Bellerin are expected to keep their place on the right side of the defence.

Gabriel and Elneny out, Luiz and Partey in

Gabriel Magalhaes didn’t look his usual self against the Saints on Saturday. He has been out for a while and he needs time to get back to his best. David Luiz is expected to take his place in the starting XI.

Our midfield is pretty predictable. Granit Xhaka had an average game on Saturday, but he is an undisputed starter at the moment. Thomas Partey will partner him in the middle of the park and the duo will be hoping to play as well as they did against Newcastle last week.

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Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka will return and the pair will once again have to bring creativity to the table. Alexandre Lacazette will lead the line and the Frenchman’s linkup play will be extremely important against this well-drilled Saints side.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has a personal problem to deal with and he should be given all the time he needs. Gabriel Martinelli will likely take his place and the Brazilian will be looking to bounce back after a poor performance on Saturday.

The name at the tip of everyone’s tongue at the moment is Martin Odegaard. The Norwegian is expected to put pen to paper after his medical today (Goal), but he will not be ready to feature tomorrow. He will likely make his debut when Manchester United come to town on Saturday.

Here’s how we think Arsenal will lineup tomorrow

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