Arsenal host Burnley in the FA Cup fourth round at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon, with Arsene Wenger hoping his side can build some momentum.
The Gunners boss is slowly starting to welcome back some key players that have been absent in recent months due to injury, and he will be delighted to be in a position to rest others.
Having already suggested that January signing Mohamed Elneny could be in line to make his debut, the French tactician is likely to make several other changes as Sean Dyche’s men arrive in north London hoping to cause an upset.
Nevertheless, Wenger has vowed to put out a Premier League standard starting XI out to ensure that the club continue on their path towards a third successive FA Cup triumph.
Further, after going on a three-game winless streak in the Premier League, he will be desperate to get back to winning ways which in turn will build some confidence within the group as they look to make up ground on leaders Leicester City who now sit three points clear at the top of the standings.
However, the focus will be on the cup this weekend, with Burnley posing a real threat having impressed this season as they sit third in the Championship table.
While Wenger has already confirmed that David Ospina will start in goal in place of Petr Cech, the veteran boss is expected to make other changes to his starting lineup with his entire squad looking to impress in order to play an important role in the latter stages of the campaign.