Xhaka has began each Premier League recreation for Arsenal to this point this season.
However, Nicholas does no longer assume Wenger wishes to begin a retaining midfield participant in house video games.
Nicholas expects Alexis Sanchez to come back again into the beginning XI rather than the injured Danny Welbeck, after the Chilean began the zero-zero draw with Chelsea at the bench.
“Sanchez comes in because Welbeck’s injured, there’s the replacement,” Nicholas stated on Sky Sports.
“Do Arsenal significantly desire a retaining midfield participant while you’re taking part in at house?
“They would possibly say ‘well they’ll be too assault minded’. But they’re assault minded when they’ve a retaining midfield participant so I would go away Xhaka out.
“I might believe leaving him out and say ‘I’m going to head with (Mesut) Ozil, (Aaron) Ramsey’.
“You’d take the chance at house, Arsenal want to get started getting just a little of momentum, getting the enthusiasts proper in the back of them once more.
“They’ve if truth be told were given a run of video games arising that they’ve that chance now.
“Maybe Everton away (is their subsequent giant recreation), I do know they’re no longer doing nice however that’s a clumsy one for Arsenal.
“They want the momentum, they want the conclusion within the enthusiasts to begin coming thru.”
After West Brom, Arsene Wenger’s aspect commute to Bate Borisov within the Europa League on Thursday (6pm), sooner than Brighton seek advice from the Emirates subsequent Sunday (12pm).