Who’d be in your Arsenal XI to take on Spurs tomorrow afternoon?

Date: 16th November 2012 at 7:28 pm
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One of the first games fans search for on the fixture list is when they play Tottenham, and tomorrow The Gunners meet Spurs for the first time this season at The Emirates.

We may have the home advantage but, needless to say, we have been poor, with our last win coming against QPR in, dare I say it, fortuitous circumstances.

The last time we faced Spurs we handed them a 5-2 demolition. Coincidentally, the last time we came across a side managed by their new manager we came out on top with a stunning 5-3 victory. Taking this into consideration, I feel very confident that we could get a result tomorrow. Although there are slight concerns over and ’s fitness.

The starting XI I feel we should send out tomorrow afternoon is as followed:


Sagna (if fit)          Koscielny          Mertesacker          Vermaelen

Arteta          Wilshere          Cazorla

Walcott (if fit)          Giroud          Podolski

The defence looks a certainty unless decides to play at left-back and let Vermaelen partner Koscielny to try and stop Spurs’ pacey forwards. It would be a more comfortable back-line with the Brazilian in it, but he hasn’t been great recently. If Sagna is not fit to play then will almost certainly be selected.

and will no doubt start the game, while Wilshere, who served his one match ban, is available for selection. However, the England midfielder may be benched for , who has impressed this seasonwhen called upon.

Up front I’ve gone for pace and a target man in , with supply coming in from Walcott and , though I have a strange feeling Wenger may choose to start with Ramsey should he decide to control the game more and not hit Spurs head on

This is of course how I would like to see Wenger play it, though I think he may have other ideas.

So, who do you guys reckon should start for us tomorrow afternoon against Spurs?

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