Arsenal will be aiming to continue their Premier League unbeaten streak when they face Newcastle United on the road today.
The Gunners suffered a disappointing 3-1 loss to West Ham United in the Carabao Cup fourth round on Wednesday night.
Mikel Arteta will be eyeing a strong response against the Magpies.
David Raya has been the number one choice in goal for the Premier League games since the September international break and he is expected to replace Aaron Ramsdale today.
The defence could witness a couple of changes with Oleksandr Zinchenko and Jakub Kiwior making way for Takehiro Tomiyasu and William Saliba in the four-man backline.
Jorginho has been the Gunners’ regular in the number six role over the past few games with Thomas Partey injured. We fancy more of the same with Declan Rice starting in the creative role.
Kai Havertz is likely to be benched. The same should be the case for Fabio Vieira with Martin Odegaard looking ready to start again in the number 10 role after overcoming a minor niggle.
The club captain had a good cameo in midweek, scoring a late consolation goal in a 3-1 loss. Further forward, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli are expected to reclaim their starting spots.
Reiss Nelson and Leandro Trossard barely offered a threat against the Hammers in midweek and should drop to the bench. Eddie Nketiah is set to lead the attack.
The Gunners graduate scored his maiden hat-trick last weekend but went goalless at the London Stadium in midweek. Nketiah will be keen to prove his worth again.
Predicted Arsenal line-up (4-2-3-1): Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tomiyasu; Jorginho, Rice; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Nketiah.