Unai Emery delivers surprise injury update on Koscienly and Sokratis ahead of Tottenham game
Arsenal travel to Wembley tomorrow to face London rivals Tottenham in what could be a crucial decider for Unai Emery and his men as they look to grapple a top four spot on the Premier League log.
Cherries Bournemouth were completely whipped by Emery’s men, who have now leapfrogged London city rivals Chelsea and Manchester United to stay in fourth place.
As Gunners travel to Tottenham on Saturday, Emery will hope they can chop off the gap between them and Poch’s men to one point.
But the Gunners boss could tweak his side that romped to an easy win at home against Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth on Wednesday.
Captain Laurent Koscielny could be axed for tomorrow’s fixture. It is still unclear whether he is fit to appear in the game against Spurs.
Koscielny picked up an injury against Cherries despite Gunners breezing past the Premier League outfit by 5-1. Mesut Ozil and Henrikh Mkhitaryan stole the show, with the duo delivering the goods in a breathtaking fashion.
With the banters over Koscielny’s return on Saturday still floating, it is unlikely the idea of playing Sead Kolasinac would float. The defender limped off early on in the game against Cherries on Tuesday.
A game against Tottenham could prove a difficult test for the Gunners at Wembley, but Emery is willing to give it all.
Asked if pair Ozil and Mkhitaryan will make his line-up, the Spaniard refused to let the cat out of the bag. He remained tight-lipped over Ozil making a comeback despite his sensational performance in Arsenal’s complete mauling of Bournemouth.