Full Arsenal squad revealed for West Brom clash as Mikel Arteta is handed triple injury blow



Arsenal will be looking to return to winning ways this evening.

The Gunners are back in action three days after crashing out of the Europa League against Villarreal following a goalless draw in the semi-final second leg as they take on a West Brom side who are still battling to avoid relegation.

It finished 4-0 to Arsenal in the reverse fixture at the Hawthorns earlier in the season and Mikel Arteta will need more of the same if his side are to finish the campaign strongly.

In fact, the Spaniard has urged his players to take their Europa League pain out on the Baggies.

“We have no time because we have a game on Sunday,” he told reporters. “We had a training session on Friday and it had to be when you leave the training ground, most of it has to be out of the system.

“I think you have to leave some of it in some of your system, and use some of it in the right way as an energy driver in the game on Sunday.”

Ahead of this evening’s clash against West Brom, the latest Arsenal team news has been confirmed and Arteta will be without as many as three first-team players.

David Luiz misses out with the hamstring problem he sustained against Newcastle United a week ago, whilst the groin strain that forced Granit Xhaka to withdraw from the starting XI on Thursday night sidelines him once again.

The newest name added to the Arsenal injury list is that of central defender Pablo Mari as he is not available to face the Baggies after suffering a sprained ankle against Villarreal.

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With that in mind, Arteta has plenty of options to choose from with Kieran Tierney and Alexandre Lacazette coming through their returns unscathed.

Full Arsenal squad

Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Alex Runarsson, Mat Ryan

Defenders: Hector Bellerin, Kieran Tierney, Gabriel, Rob Holding, Cedric, Calum Chambers

Midfielders: Bukayo Saka, Dani Ceballos, Martin Odegaard, Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny, Emile Smith Rowe

Forwards: Alexandre Lacazette, Willian, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe, Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, Gabriel Martinelli





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