Arsenal News: Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal have got a great start to their English Premier League campaign.
The Gunners started their season with a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. Arsenal the won their next four matches against Leicester City, Bournemouth, Fulham and Aston Villa.
They suffered their first defeat of the season against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Arsenal’s last league match was cancelled due to Queen Elizabeth’s death.
The Gunners will now face Brentford in their next match. Before that let’s take a look at the Arsenal lineup which will face the Bees.
The Gunners coach Mikel Arteta has made three changes to the lineup that suffered their first loss of the season against Manchester United.
Arsenal’s number.1 goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale is starting at goal. Meanwhile, Benjamin White, Gabriel, and William Saliba have kept their places in the lineup.
Arsenal’s starting left back Oleksandr Zinchenko has been sidelined due to an injury. So, Kieran Tierney who impressed Arteta a lot in Arsenal’s last match against Zurich has been given the start at the left-back position
The Arsenal team is struggling with a lot of injuries in the midfield. They received welcome news when Thomas started to train a few days ago. Their midfielder has been finally given the green signal to start in this match.
Partey will be partnered with Granit Xhaka in the double pivot. Meanwhile, Albert Sambi Lokanga has been left on the bench.
In front of their midfield pivot, Fabio Vieira will play as the no.10. He is expected to be given a free role and will have the duty to link the forward line with the midfield. Meanwhile, club captain Odegaard is not featuring in the starting lineup and will obviously play at some point in the game.
In the wings, Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli have expectedly started. Vieira, Martinelli, and Saka are also the main creative forces in this lineup.
Arsenal’s marquee signing of the summer, Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus will have the task to lead the line. Jesus is currently in great form. The Brazil international has already scored three goals and assisted thrice.
Meanwhile, Arsenal will miss the services of Reiss nelson, Mohammad Elneny and Emile Smith Rowe.
Goalkeeper: Aaron Ramsdale
Defenders: Benjamin White, William Saliba, Gabriel Magalhaes, Kieran Tierney
Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka, Fabio Vieira
Forward: Gabriel Martinelli, Gabriel Jesus, Bukayo Saka
1 of 4