Arsenal vs West Brom: Express Sport brings you LIVE rankings, news and highlights from the Emirates Stadium
Dom: I feel there’s a 100% probability Arsene Wenger doesn’t get started Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil, and Alexandre Lacazette this night.
Adam: I feel Arsenal vs West Brom can be a nearer sport than many are giving it credit score for. Still suppose it will be a house win, however no longer a hammering.
Liam: On path to the mighty Emirates. Hopefully three extra issues in the bag. Come on the Arsenal.
18:35: It’s going to be a busy week for Arsenal. The Gunners tackle West Brom this night earlier than travelling just about 1,500 miles to tackle BATE Borisov in the Europa League on Thursday.
Add to noon kick-off towards Brighton the following Sunday and Wenger’s squad shall be driven to their limits.
But the Frenchman isn’t too involved. He’s hanging his religion in modern day restoration strategies and science to stay his gamers have compatibility.
“They have warm-downs. They have all that. But everybody does nowadays. Treatment with the physios, massage, cryotherapy, all the stuff where nobody knows whether it is efficient or not,” he mentioned.
“No-one knows because you have a lot of science. If you read the science, some have proved that it works and some have proved that it doesn’t work. The ones that prove that it works are usually sponsored by the guys who say that it does.”
18:30: I think like I’ve opened the floodgates to 1000’s of Arsenal lovers telling me that Arsene Wenger will have to had been thrown out years in the past…
Anyway, historical past suggests the Frenchman has causes to be cheerful this night as a result of Arsenal have conceded handiest as soon as towards West Brom of their remaining six league video games at the Emirates.
18:25: If you wish to get involved and inform me about a few of the pointless belongings you’ve hoarded over the years (no spouse jokes), you’ll be able to remark at the backside of the web page. Alternatively you’ll be able to in finding me on Twitter right here.
18:20: How’s everybody doing these days? I’m shifting area at the second, so I spent the morning sifting thru crap I’ve gathered over the years.
A VHS participant, magazines from 1999 (no longer the ones you’re pondering of) and previous telephone covers from handsets that aren’t even in lifestyles anymore are amongst the pieces I in any case chucked.
I’ve nonetheless were given about eight quids price of French francs although. Can’t deliver myself to throw them away…
18:15: Good night other people, welcome to our LIVE protection of Arsenal vs West Brom from the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners have watched all in their Premier League competitors accumulate most issues this weekend, and now they’ve their probability to reply.
But that may well be more straightforward mentioned than performed towards a cussed Tony Pulis aspect who’ve proved tough fighters for the free-flowing Gunners in contemporary historical past.
Anyway, sufficient of my rambling. Let’s get going!
ARSENAL TEAM NEWS
Mesut Ozil is in competition to go back to the Arsenal group for this night’s conflict with West Brom.
The Germany midfielder has been suffering with a knee harm however is now again in coaching, whilst Theo Walcott will have to be have compatibility in spite of being compelled off with a knock in the midweek Carabao Cup win over Doncaster.
Danny Welbeck (groin), Francis Coquelin (hamstring) and Santi Cazorla (ankle) are lacking, as is Calum Chambers who has suffered a recurrence of a contemporary hip drawback.
WEST BROM TEAM NEWS
West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry is predicted to damage the Premier League look file.
The 36-year-old, who made his skilled debut for Aston Villa in 1998, will play in his 633rd top-flight sport and spoil Ryan Giggs’ file if he options this night.
Chris Brunt (calf) shall be assessed together with Nacer Chadli (thigh) and Oliver Burke (hamstring) whilst it continues to be observed if Jake Livermore will go back to the squad after being given a spoil by way of Baggies boss Tony Pulis.
Arsenal Squad: Cech, Ospina, Mertesacker, Holding, Koscielny, Monreal, Mustafi, Bellerin, Nelson, Kolasinac, Ramsey, Wilshere, Xhaka, Elneny, Ozil, Giroud, Walcott, Sanchez, Iwobi, Lacazette.
West Brom squad: Foster, Myhill, Nyom, Evans, Dawson, McAuley, Yuning, Hegazi, Gibbs, Brunt, Yacob, Morrison, Field, McClean, Chadli, Barry, Rondon, Rodriguez, Burke, Robson-Kanu, Krychowiak, Livermore.
Last season: West Brom three Arsenal 1, Arsenal 1 West Brom zero
Last 5 league suits: Arsenal W L L W D; West Brom W W D L D
Top scorers: Danny Welbeck (Arsenal) three; Jay Rodriguez (West Brom) 2