Mikel Arteta’s second Premier League game as Arsenal boss is a London Derby game with rivals Chelsea at the Emirates stadium.
Chelsea would be returning from a schock defeat in the. Hand a of Southampton at Stamford bridge on boxing day while the Gunners played out a 1-1 draw with AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.
Arteta got his first point as Arsenal boss thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s second half strike.
The Team News
Sead Kolasinac, Sokratis and Kieran Tierney are unavailable, however, Bellerin, Ceballos, Holding and Gabriel Martinelli could make a return to the first team.
Frank Lampard would hope on getting a favourable result against the Gunners today, after loosing out to Southampton.
Reece James, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Van Ginkel are confirmed out, but Marcus Alonso expected to make a return.
Players to watch
Bukayo Saka, sensational last time out and expected to continue with his rich vein of form going into the game.
Christian Pulisic and Bourges Willian arguably Chelsea’s biggest performers lately. The dip are expected to start today.