As Arsenal take to the pitch on a Monday night game as they welcome Londoners Crystal Palace to the Emirates Stadium. All fans are expecting the team to get back into winning ways. After last outing saw the red side of London pick a point against Potter's side.
Meanwhile there are some injuries to be contended with by the Spaniard. With a major one being Thomas Partey after the gaffer failed to confirm. In his press conference weather the Ghananian will be fit enough to take part or even start.
As well as an obvious absence of Xhaka still makes the former Pep Guardiola's number two. Have a bit of selection headache as who partners with Partey in the middle of the park.
But one very important advantage which Arteta has over Palace. He's most quality players weren't much involved in the International duty. A good example is Aaron Ramsdale was unused substitute for England.
While Ben White was not on the October International duties with Three Lions. So was Gabriel Magalhaes who happed to be nowhere near the Brazil squad for all three fixtures which gave him enough rest.
While Maitland-Niles who can play as a midfield was missed on England squad. Sambi Lokanga was not in Roberto Martinez thought in both fixture when Belgium took on France and Italy.
The 30 year old Lacazette was out of the Deschamps squad to face both Belgium and Spain. A big boost to Arteta as he will be fielding a more stronger team and with fresh legs despite the national commitments.
A home advantage as well will come into play for the Gunner's not forgetting. Crystal Palace are under one of the former Arsenal Captain Vieira of whom Mikel would want to prove a point against.
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