Gabriel Martinelli returns while Shkodran Mustafi replaces Sokratis as Arsenal get set to take on Sheffield United.
Mikel Arteta has made three changes to the side that was held to a 1-1 draw by Crystal Palace as Arsenal prepare to lock horns with Sheffield United at the Emirates.
Bernd Leno starts in goals once again, but there are a couple of changes in the defensive line ahead of him. Shkodran Mustafi has come into the side in place of Sokratis and will partner David Luiz at the heart of the Arsenal defence.
📋 Today’s team news…
🇧🇷 Martinelli in starting XI
🇩🇪 Mustafi partners David Luiz
🇺🇾 Torreira also starts
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) January 18, 2020
Bukayo Saka is Arsenal’s left-back, replacing Sead Kolasinac in the slot. On the right flank, Ainsley Maitland-Niles starts again. Up ahead in midfield, Granit Xhaka has Lucas Torreira for company once again.
The only other change in the starting lineup comes in attack, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang suspended. Gabriel Martinelli replaces the Arsenal captain on the left wing. Nicolas Pepe starts on the right once again, with Mesut Ozil reprising the no. 10 role once again. Finally, Alexandre Lacazette leads the line against Sheffield United.
Arsenal Confirmed Lineup: Leno, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi, Luiz, Saka, Torreira, Xhaka, Pepe, Ozil, Martinelli, Lacazette