The XI: Newcastle vs Arsenal
No player was injured from Sunday, but Wenger is likely to field a second string side.
Not much to say about this. Players like Bendtner, Rosicky, Denilson, Walcott and Vela need games anyway, and while Eboue and Gibbs can enjoy the full-back rotation. Djourou may complain about fatigue after featuring in consecutive games since Koscielny’s injury but he should be fine since he failed to play a minute during last year after all.
Lansbury should be rewarded for the show at Spurs in the last round and with Mannone on loan and Almunia injured, Szczesny deserves his chance.