Arsenal Vs Southampton Line-Ups and Team News: Premier League

The Gunners entertain newly promoted Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.

Team News

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is available again following a rib injury.

Theo Walcott will be assessed after missing England’s midweek draw with Ukraine because of a virus, while Abou Diaby is a doubt with a hip problem.

Southampton pair Gaston Ramirez and Maya Yoshida could make their debuts despite having only trained with their new team-mates since Thursday.

Guly do Prado may be dropped after this week admitting drink-driving, while Danny Fox has overcome a groin injury. (BBC Sport)


Arsenal: Szczesny, Jenks, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Coquelin, Arteta, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gervinho, Podolski. SUBS: Koscielny, Santos, Giroud, Walcott, Ramsey, Arshavin, Mannone

Southampton: K Davis, Clyne, Fonte, Hooiveld, Fox, Ward-Prowse, Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Puncheon, Lambert, Lallana. SUBS: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Rodriguez, Ramírez, Richardson, Mayuka, Chaplow

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