After the disaster at Manchester City, Arsenal take on Chelsea at the Emirates next and Mikel Arteta could drop two players from his starting lineup – Rob Holding and Gabriel Jesus.

The Gunners have now picked up just three points in our last four Premier League games. That is a shocking record, and the title is now all but gone.

Arteta has to get us back to winning ways now, and he may decide to make a few changes when Chelsea come to the Emirates next week.

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Mikel Arteta could drop Rob Holding and Gabriel Jesus for Arsenal vs Chelsea

Mikel Arteta has mostly been consistent when naming his team in the Premier League.

Even a five-year-old Arsenal fan can name our eleven when everybody’s fit, but injuries have forced the Arsenal boss to make a few changes that he otherwise wouldn’t have made.

Rob Holding starting every game is only because William Saliba is out injured. The Englishman hasn’t been as awful as everyone is describing, but the drop in level is evident.

So, to solve that, Arteta could decide to try something new. Perhaps bring Jakub Kiwior into the side as he’s better on the ball or switch to a back three with the Pole or Kieran Tierney starting on the left.

The other change Arteta could make is up front.

Gabriel Jesus has been sensational for us, but he has looked off his pace recently. Leandro Trossard seems a much better option now, and we expect the Belgian to start when Chelsea come to this side of the town on Tuesday.

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The Insider’s View:

Arteta has been loyal to his players all season, but our last four games have been really poor, and something has to change now to keep pushing Manchester City.

Trossard for Jesus is an obvious choice. The Belgian has been fantastic for us and an argument can be made that he was unfairly dropped when the Brazilian returned to full fitness.

He deserves to start up front against Chelsea, who look awful and will surely be there for the taking if Arteta can get his tactics right.

The defensive situation is slightly more risky as we’ve played with a back four all season. We’ve never had two left-footed centre-halves start together either, so we don’t know how a Kiwior-Gabriel partnership would work.

However, we think it’s worth a try now.

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