Full Arsenal squad revealed for Wolves as Mikel Arteta faces anxious Takehiro Tomiyasu wait



After almost three weeks, Arsenal are finally back in action on Thursday night, travelling to west Midlands to face Wolves in the Premier League.

The north Londoners have struggled against the Midlands-based club in recent years, losing home and away in the corresponding fixtures last season.

And their recent form won’t give them much confidence, with Mikel Arteta‘s side winless since the turn of the year, losing three times and drawing twice since the 5-0 victory against Norwich City on Boxing Day.

Comparatively, Wolves have won four of their last five games across all competitions, sitting just two points behind the Gunners in the current league standings.

Ahead of Thursday’s highly-anticipated clash, Arteta has very few selection headaches, with midfield pair Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka both returning to the side following red cards against Liverpool in last month’s Carabao Cup semi-final.

However, the former Manchester City assistant coach has confirmed that right-back Takehrio Tomiyasu remains a doubt.

“He’s there,” the Spaniard said when asked if the Japanese international would be available for Thursday’s match.

“He had a recurring injury in the same place, so we had to be careful with him, but he’s been training hard.

“Let’s see if he’s available for Thursday.”

With that being said, we take a look at the full squad Arsenal have to choose from today:

Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Aaron Ramsdale

Defenders: Kieran Tierney, Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes, Rob Holding, Cedric Soares, Takehiro Tomiyasu (TBC), Nuno Tavares, Jordi Osei-Tutu.

Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith Rowe, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Mohamed Elneny, Granit Xhaka

Forwards: Bukayo Saka, Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah, Nicolas Pepe, Gabriel Martinelli





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