Viviano to start v Everton? Hint at Arsenal debut or innocent Tweet?

Emiliano Viviano

Emiliano Viviano is still waiting to make his debut for Arsenal since arriving on loan in January.

Arsenal take on Everton later today in a lunch-time FA Cup kick-off - in which much of their season may hinge.

Arsenal are desperate to win silverware this term - and the FA Cup now represents their best opportunity of beating the long wait to win a trophy.

With the Premier League slipping through their fingers and the Champions League second leg against Bayern Munich essentially a dead rubber - they need victory tomorrow.

But could Arsene Wenger throw up a surprise selection for the game?

The Gunners moved to bring in a new keeper in January - with Italian international Emiliano Viviano arriving on loan from Palermo.

However, so far, he has not managed to play a single minute of football for The Gunners - and has only been on the bench just once in the Premier League.

But with Wojciech Szczesny suspended for the upcoming Champions League tie against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night Wenger will not want to risk second choice Lukasz Fabianski ahead of the game.

However he likes to rotate goalkeepers in the domestic cup competitions - so Viviano might just be in with a shout.

And this Tweet from last night, his first since November, suggests truth in that theory …

Of course he might just be wishing his team good luck - and could be left watching the game from home again.

But it would be good to see him in action, finally - and this might be the best and last opportunity.

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