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Arsenal predicted lineup vs Leeds: Benjamin White again from damage and Albert Sambi Lokonga into midfield alongside Granit Xhaka? (Picture by Naomi Baker/Getty Pictures)

Arsenal face the primary of their ultimate 4 matches of the season on Sunday as they host Jesse Marsch’s struggling Leeds United on the Emirates. Right here is the anticipated lineup.

From the jaws of collapse comes hope. Having misplaced three winnable video games on the spin within the Premier League, Arsenal went on to say three straight wins within the harder fixtures on the calendar.

Doing so with a patched up crew containing just a few Arsene Wenger period gamers, Mikel Arteta as soon as once more has some attention-grabbing choice selections to make for weekend.

The manager mentioned Benjamin White’s availability after the central defender missed out solely within the 2-1 win over West Ham with a decent hamstring, stating that he’s in rivalry however must get via Saturday’s coaching. If unavailable it’s going to seemingly be Rob Holding to come back again into the facet.

Arsenal predicted lineup vs Leeds: Benjamin White again from damage and Albert Sambi Lokonga into midfield alongside Granit Xhaka?

Takehiro Tomiyasu was one other scare from that sport regardless of making his long-awaited return to the beginning lineup, ultimately leaving the sector clutching his calf. Arteta allayed preliminary fears and advised it was because of the quantity of video games he’s missed, so he must be again.

For the second sport operating Bukayo Saka additionally needed to depart the sector of play, one thing that Arteta additionally advised was cramp, whereas he’s been carrying an damage of late. Indications are he shall be OK, however it’s barely regarding.

Given Arsenal are at residence and the onus is on them to assault, might there be a return in midfield for Sambi Lokonga? Leeds now not man mark and extra freedom centrally might name for a extra ahead pondering possibility in that space.

Equally, is there any motive for the manager to vary a crew on the right track for the Champions League? Martinelli had a principally quiet sport at West Ham however popped up with the essential help. Let’s get predicting.

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LEEDS, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 18: Ben White of Arsenal reveals his appreciation to the followers throughout the Premier League match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Highway on December 18, 2021 in Leeds, England. (Picture by Naomi Baker/Getty Pictures)

Goalkeeper & Defenders

Aaron Ramsdale (GK) – That save from Declan Rice’s header could have carried out Ramsdale the world of excellent. Recently it has appeared like each shot he’s confronted has gone in.

Takehiro Tomiyasu (RB) – Arteta mentioned it was simply fatigue, and that Tomiyasu is OK. If Arsenal can squeeze one other 70 minutes out of Tomiyasu earlier than the derby will probably be price it.

Rob Holding (CB) – Even when White is feeling as much as the duty, it is likely to be price giving him an prolonged relaxation so as to guarantee he’s as match as he could be to face Spurs. That may very well be the pondering.

Gabriel (CB) – The very best scoring central defender within the Premier League this season isn’t getting disregarded of the crew anytime quickly.

Nuno Tavares (LB) – One other nightmarish efficiency from Nuno did enhance because the West Ham sport went on, which is the extent he wants to keep up from the beginning on this match.

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