MX23RW : Saturday, April 20 04:55:30| >> :600:49537241:49537241:

Team News: Jack Wilshere starts for Arsenal in EFL Cup tie against Doncaster Rovers

Team News: Wilshere starts for Arsenal in EFL Cup
© SilverHub
Jack Wilshere starts for Arsenal in tonight's EFL Cup tie against Doncaster Rovers at the Emirates.

Jack Wilshere has been handed his first start for Arsenal in 493 days as the club take on Doncaster Rovers in the third round of the EFL Cup at the Emirates.

The midfielder has made just one cameo appearance so far this season after recovering from a fractured leg, which he suffered towards the end of the 2016-17 campaign while on loan at Bournemouth.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made wholesale changes to the team that drew 0-0 with Chelsea in the Premier League at the weekend.

Youngster Reiss Nelson has been handed his full debut for the North London outfit, while Ainsley Maitland-Niles also gets the nod from Wenger, who has opted for a three-man defence consisting of Calum Chambers, Per Mertesacker and Rob Holding.

Alexis Sanchez has been given a starting spot alongside Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott, while Wilshere partners Mohamed Elneny in the middle of the park.

As for Doncaster, Darren Ferguson has named Tommy Rowe in the lineup after he suffered a slight calf problem at the weekend, while Jordan Houghton has been declared fit enough to play.

Arsenal: Ospina; Chambers, Mertesacker, Holding; Nelson, Wilshere, Elneny, Maitland-Niles; Walcott, Sanchez, Giroud
Subs: Macey, Monreal, Willock, Dasilva, Iwobi, Nketiah, Akpom

Doncaster Rovers: Lawlor; Blair, Butler, Whiteman, Wright; Kongolo, Mason, Coppinger, Rowe, Houghton; May
Subs: Marosi, Alcock, Toffolo, Garratt, Mandeville, Marquis, Williams

Share this article now:
Darren Ferguson, the manager of Peterborough United looks on ahead of the Sky Bet League One match between Peterborough United and Port Vale at London Road Stadium on September 6, 2014
Read Next:
Ferguson "looking forward" to facing Wenger
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Championship
La Liga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
National League
Scottish Championship
Belgian Pro League
Turkish Super Lig
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Swedish Allsvenskan
Segunda Division
Ligue 2
Eerste Divisie
Australian A-League
Welsh Premier League
NIFL Premiership
Chinese Super League
International Friendlies
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool34267177205785
2Manchester CityMan City33272486226483
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs332211064343067
4Arsenal33206766402666
5Chelsea34206857362166
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd33197763441964
7Leicester CityLeicester34145154645147
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves33138124142-147
9Everton34137144644246
10Watford33137134748-146
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham34126164252-1042
12Bournemouth34125174961-1241
13Crystal Palace34116174046-639
14Burnley34116174260-1839
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle34108163243-1138
16Southampton3399153954-1536
17Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton3396183253-2133
18Cardiff CityCardiff3494213063-3331
RFulham3455243276-4420
RHuddersfield TownHuddersfield3435261967-4814

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account