Emery has ideal selection headache

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After a slow start to the season saw Arsenal lose their opening two Premier League matches against Manchester City and Chelsea, the Gunners have bounced back to win their last six games across all competitions.

Four victories in the league accompanied by wins in the Carabao Cup and Europa League have increased the confidence of Unai Emery’s side heading into what is set to be a tough test against Watford on Saturday.

The Hornets have impressed so far this season, losing just once in the Premier League at the hands of Manchester United, and have the capability to cause problems to an Arsenal defence that has only one clean sheet to their name this season.

With Javi Gracia’s side having scored in all six of their matches this term, it is difficult to predict Arsenal keeping the visitors out at the Emirates Stadium, which is worth considering when you visit vip-codes.com, but Emery should not be too concerned.

While his defence struggles to find its feet, the attack has been firing on all cylinders and Emery has been given a significant selection headache ahead of this weekend’s clash as three strikers are on form.

Danny Welbeck has put his name amongst the running after his brace in the midweek victory over Brentford, becoming the first Premier League player to score in three different competitions this season, while Alexandre Lacazette came off the bench to net a late goal in the same match.

The France international has scored three goals this season, hardly the best record, but has hit a vein of form with all of those strikes coming in his last four appearances and he has now scored in back-to-back matches.

Meanwhile, club-record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has now scored five goals in his last five matches for club and country, including a brace in the Europa League against Vorskla last week and the second in Arsenal’s win over Everton.

Choosing from that trio is therefore an impossible task but it will be a welcome relief to Arsenal fans who have spent years without having numerous options at the front of their attack.

While it is still early days for Emery’s side, having Welbeck, Lacazette and Aubameyang all firing will bring back memories of the days when Arsene Wenger had the likes of Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp, Sylvain Wiltord and Nwankwo Kanu in the same squad.

That is, therefore, a huge concern to a Watford side who have not kept a Premier League clean sheet since their victory over Brighton on the opening weekend.

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