Afternoon one and all and welcome to Sunday’s Premier League early KO at the Emirates. It’s Arsenal vs Aston Villa brought to by the lovely folk at Europcar – Arsenal’s Official Car and Van Rental Partner.
It’s four wins on the bounce now for Arsene Wenger’s men who return to Premier League action for the first time since a particularly impressive away win at champions Manchester City.
Last time out the Gunners put Brighton & Hove Albion to the sword in the FA Cup Fourth Round, with goals-a-piece for returning duo Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott. With impressive performances all around of late, it’s fair to say Arsene Wenger has a selection headache for the visit of the Premier League’s fifteenth-placed team.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Hector Bellerin will face late fitness tests for the Gunners, while longer-term absentees Mikel Arteta, Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck remain sidelined.
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