Date: 2nd November 2019 at 9:00am
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Arsenal face Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday at Stadium. It will be the first time the Gunners are in action at the traditional time of 3pm on a Saturday this season and ahead of this huge clash we look at how we expect the home side to line-up.

Goalkeeper

Bernd Leno is expected to replace Emiliano Martinez having been rested for the Carabao Cup tie at Anfield.

Defence

With Hector Bellerin still working his way back to full-fitness, is expected to continue at right-back with Kieran Tierney slotting back in on the left-hand side. The pair were also rested on Wednesday night although the Scotland international made a brief cameo appearance replacing Sead Kolasinac late on. Summer signing is expected to partner Papastathopoulos in the heart of the Arsenal defence. Rob Holding played 90 minutes on Wednesday so it’s difficult to see him featuring from the start.

Midfield

Unai Emery confirmed under-fire captain will play no part in this fixture. Matteo Guendouzi is expected to start but the question mark is around whether Torreira is deemed fit enough to partner him, the Uruguayan played 72 minutes up at Anfield on Wednesday but given the lack of alternatives, we expect him to be given a second successive start.

As much as the would love to see Ozil handed a second Premier League start of the season – the fact he has played so very little football of late could see him relegated to the substitutes bench in which case , who only played 20 minutes up at Anfield, would be the sensible choice.

Attack

Although Brazilian star Martinelli certainly made a case for himself to start in the Premier League up at Anfield, the £7.2m-rated forward is unlikely to displace Nicolas Pepe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang or Alexandre Lacazette who played no part in the midweek fixture.

Injuries

As confirmed by the club, Reiss Nelson remains the only absentee at the moment.

Arsenal Predicted XI to face Wolves

Leno, Chambers, Sokratis, David Luiz, Tierney, Guendouzi, Torreira, Ceballos, Pepe, Aubameyang & Lacazette.