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Xhaka, Partey Out, How Arsenal May Line-up Vs Burnley As Arteta Faces Selection Headache In Midfield

Arsenal are preparing to face Burnley this evening at the Emirates Stadium in a premier league encounter. The red side of North London are looking forward to three more points. To keep hopes alive of finishing at the top four of the table come end of the season.

Meanwhile there some suspensions and two players away to represent their countries. Which now Xhaka picked a red card against Liverpool. Previously in the Carabao Cup first leg semi final at Anfield.

And will definitely be out today despite already being out in Arsenal's game last week against Liverpool. In return leg of the same competition due to the fact it was a two game suspension.

So is Thomas Partey who as well made a bad tackle to Fabinho during second Carabao Cup semi final leg at Emirates last week and will be out this evening. As he received his red card as well. Another blow on the manager Arteta his pondering on how to play without.

The duo Pepe and Elneny are representing both Ivory Coast and Egypt respectively in AFCON 2022 duties. It will be last minute assessment on the other keeper Leno who is believed to be nursing a back problem on the injuries department.

While Cedric is down with hip injury and so is Calum Chambers struggling with neck pains. Another huge decision lies on Arteta on whether to recall 32 year old Aubameyang back to the squad.

The former BVB striker, did had a breach of discipline last year when he went to visit a sick mother abroad and made a late return to the club. He was stripped of the captaincy duties by club and Arteta.

And subjected to separate training from the first team as he missed more than four matches for Arsenal. He later travelled to Cameroon to represent Gabon for an AFCON tournament but tested positive for Covid-19 upon his arrival.

The Gabonese Football Federation sent him back to London after they confirmed to have dictated 'cardiac lesions' with the player. But later last week he took to his Instagram account and assured the fans his good and his heart is working well. After a serious medical checkup by Gunners doctors.

Arteta may consider Aaron between the sticks, Kieran in the last line of defence together with Ben White as well as Gabriel Magalhaes and Tomiyasu. Selection headache comes in the midfield of his team.

As fans could see Lokonga to partner the Norwegian international Odegaard while Rowe takes the number ten position. Lacazette, Saka and Gabriel Martinelli in line to offer much threat to the opponents in Arteta's front three.

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