Date: 13th February 2016 at 11:15am
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This will probably be said when Arsenal take on Manchester United a fortnight from now, but tomorrow’s game against table-toppers at the is arguably the Gunners’ most important game to date, if they are to be considered serious title contenders for the remainder of the season.

Arsene ’s men currently sit third in the Premier League table, five points adrift of Claudio Ranieri’s team, who last weekend beat Manchester City 3-1 in their own backyard.

A win is a must for Arsenal tomorrow afternoon if they are to keep in touching distance of the Foxes. A draw wouldn’t suffice, especially with the remaining games we will have left after this one against Leicester.

Leicester have only suffered two defeats this season, one of which was against Arsenal in a thrilling 5-2 loss back in September last year. Although Ranieri’s side can afford another loss to the Gunners, the Foxes will go out once again and play with no pressure, unlike ’s men.

There are no new injuries to report on the Arsenal front, leaving the following unavailable – Santi Cazorla, Jack Wilshere, Tomas Rosicky and Danny Welbeck.

So with such important game at hand for Arsenal, what 11 should pick to start the match?

Here is how I would like to see the team line-up:


Bellerin         Gabriel         Koscielny         Monreal

Coquelin         Ramsey

Chamberlain         Ozil         Sanchez


I would stick with the same back five that won against Bournemouth last Sunday, leaving on the bench. If the German centre-back starts tomorrow, then his lack of pace will be an issue against the likes of and Riyad Mahrez.

Francis Coqulein has been embedded in slowly since his return from injury, but enough time has passed for him to now start the game, if so then he should replace Mathieu Flamini and play alongside Aaron Ramsey in midfield.

on the left with Mesut Ozil behind Olivier Giroud, and I think Alex Oxlade- should start ahead of Theo Walcott for this one. The Ox had a decent game against Bournemouth and needs to be given a proper run in the side to showcase his ability. I also believe he would offer more defensive cover to Hector Bellerin than Theo would.

Let us know what your starting XI would be below