Who joins Fabregas and Welbeck in our combined Arsenal and Chelsea XI?

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Chelsea stars outnumber Arsenal players in our combined eleven from the two teams.

Chelsea against Arsenal is the pick of the fixtures in the Premier League this weekend, as the Blues look to extend their lead while Arsenal will be hoping to close the gap.

Chelsea dominated this fixture last season when referee Andre Marriner infamously sent off Kieran Gibbs thinking the Arsenal left-back was in fact winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

The match will also present midfielder Cesc Fabregas with the chance to play against his former side, with Arsenal having turned down the option to re-sign him before he opted for a move to Chelsea earlier in the summer.

Chelsea’s home form so far this season has been good and it wouldn’t be a surprise in the slightest to see Jose Mourinho come up with a system designed to mute the creative influences in Arsenal’s midfield.

Arsenal will be looking for Danny Welbeck to maintain his momentum after a hat-trick in the Champions League, but there will also be a lot of pressure on the likes of Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere to perform if the latter is fit for the game.

The match boasts two very good teams with a very impressive combined eleven so we’ve decided to try and name a combined team.

Courtois, Ivanovic, Mertesacker, Terry, Azpilicueta, Ozil, Matic, Fabregas, Hazard, Welbeck, Costa

It’s eight Chelsea players to three Arsenal stars.

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