It’s Arsenal vs Chelsea in the Premier League at the Emirates tomorrow, and here’s our predicted XI.
Mikel Arteta’s men have been on a terrible run recently. We’ve picked up just three points in our last four league games, and we’re no longer on top of the Premier League table.
Arsenal have a chance to temporarily correct that when Chelsea come home tomorrow night. Arteta will want nothing other than the three points.
Predicted Arsenal XI vs Chelsea
Mikel Arteta doesn’t like changing his Arsenal side too much unless there is a necessity, and we don’t expect too many changes tomorrow either.
Aaron Ramsdale will start in goal again with a back four of Ben White, Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes and Oleksandr Zinchenko. Arteta confirmed today that William Saliba is still out and his condition hasn’t improved.
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Thomas Partey should start in the middle of the park alongside Granit Xhaka. Jorginho would surely love to get some minutes against his former side, but we don’t expect that to happen from the start.
Skipper Martin Odegaard will start in the number 10 role, and we need a big game from him. Our captain has been brilliant in most games this season – if he’s good again tomorrow, we should be able to win.
Gabriel Martinelli and Bukayo Saka will start on either flank. The two have been sensational for us all season, but they were locked up by Kyle Walker and Manuel Akanji at the back against City, and they will be keen to bounce back.
The Belgian, on the other hand, has been sensational almost every time he has played, and it’s only fair that he gets the nod over Jesus tomorrow.
Predicted Arsenal XI vs Chelsea: Ramsdale, White, Holding, Gabriel, Zinchenko, Partey, Xhaka, Odegaard, Martinelli, Saka, Trossard