After yet another pointless interlull, it looks like we, yet again, could be struggling ahead of our trip up North this weekend where we will face Leeds at Elland Road. While Leeds have only won one game in their last three, we’ve only managed one win in four, a win at Old Trafford and come off the back of a humiliation at home to Aston Villa before the international break.
We go into the game having won six of the past seven meetings and drawing the other and have beaten Leeds away in the last four visits so confidence should be high but after the absolute debacle at Aston Villa, it’s hard to know which Arsenal will show up but we remain favourites for the game.
Mikel Arteta has said today that Bukayo Saka will have to be assessed after playing for England in the week, while Tierney and his carrier bag also played twice for Scotland and may also miss out. All yer match facts can be found here.
He also confirmed in this morning’s press conference that Mohamed Elneny will be missing, but worst of all, new signing Thomas Partey is probably out of the game with a thigh injury and the boss also confirmed that Willock and Nketiah had a chance to start the game given our current injury problems.
Mo Elneny and Send Kolasinac apparently have Coronavirus, while Partey has an injured thigh, while Gabriel Martinelli and Pale Mari are also out with no real date pinned on a comeback for the duo. Calum Chambers could make the bench as he continues to recover from his ACL surgery earlier in the year.
The game kicks off at 430pm UK time and is on Sky Sports… and it’s LIVVVVE.