Monthly archives: October 2018


Crystal Palace v Arsenal Team News

Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac, both with hamstring injury, will be assessed ahead of the trip to Selhurst Park. Stephan Lichtsteiner or Granit Xhaka set to deputise if both miss out. Ainsley Maitland-Niles is back in training and back in contention but it is a long shot. Mesut Ozil, Alex Iwobi and Alexandre Lacazette look set to start after being rested to the bench in Arsenal’s win over Sporting on Thursday, leaving Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to do battle with Henrikh Mkhitaryan for that final attacking midfield spot. Both players started on Thursday evening so with four goals in two substitute appearances, […]


Arsenal v Leicester team news

Every Arsenal player who went on international duty returned without any injury problems, apart from centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulous according to Unai Emery in his full pre-match Press conference on Thursday. He has some bruising on his ankle and is being assessed ahead of Monday night’s fixture but it will be difficult for him to play. Mesut Özil has recovered from a back spasm while Danny Welbeck is now back in training following a hamstring injury. That means Emery would be free to use the same starting XI from the 5-1 win over Fulham, although Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is almost certain to return to the […]