MX23RW : Monday, May 23 07:33:59| >> :120:30862:30862:
[monks data]
Aug 8, 2021 at 2pm UK at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

1-0

Heung-min (79')
FT(HT: 0-0)

How Arsenal could line up against Tottenham Hotspur

How Arsenal could line up against Tottenham
© Reuters
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how Arsenal could line up for their pre-season friendly with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Arsenal's luckless midfielder Thomas Partey has suffered yet another injury setback ahead of his side's Mind Series friendly with Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

The former Atletico Madrid man sustained an ankle injury during the Gunners' recent 2-1 defeat to Chelsea, and there are fears that he may be sidelined with the issue until September.

Arsenal may be counting their blessings that Roma did not fork out enough to sign Granit Xhaka given Partey's injury woes, and the Switzerland captain could now find himself alongside Mohamed Elneny in the middle.

Albert Sambi Lokonga will likely be kept in reserve for a North London derby - albeit a 'friendly' one - but fellow new arrival Ben White could be deemed ready for his first start in defence alongside Pablo Mari.

Kieran Tierney and Calum Chambers seem set to start the campaign as Arsenal's first choice full-backs as Hector Bellerin continues to be linked with a move to Inter Milan, while Bernd Leno remains Mikel Arteta's number one for now.

Bukayo Saka was pictured arriving back at London Colney to a wall of supportive messages, but the 19-year-old will not be ready to feature from the off just yet, so an unchanged attack of Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Emile Smith Rowe and Nicolas Pepe could line up in North London.

Arsenal possible starting lineup: Leno; Chambers, White, Mari, Tierney; Xhaka, Elneny; Pepe, Smith Rowe, Aubameyang; Lacazette

> Click here to see how Tottenham could line up for this clash

ID:458280:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:collect3965:

How you voted: Spurs vs Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur
52.5%
Draw
13.9%
Arsenal
33.5%
158
Collect / Create New Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pictured on September 19, 2020
Read Next:
Rangers 2-2 Arsenal: Three talking points as Gunners rescue draw
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
CManchester CityMan City38296399267393
2Liverpool38288294266892
3Chelsea382111676334374
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs382251169402971
5Arsenal382231361481369
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd381610125757058
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham38168146051956
8Leicester CityLeicester381410146259352
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton381215114244-251
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves38156173843-551
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle381310154462-1849
12Crystal Palace381115125046448
13Brentford38137184856-846
14Aston Villa38136195254-245
15Southampton38913164367-2440
16Everton38116214366-2339
17Leeds UnitedLeeds38911184279-3738
RBurnley38714173453-1935
RWatford3865273477-4323
RNorwich CityNorwich3857262384-6122

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
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!