4-2-3-1 line-up with nine changes: Predicted Arsenal side to play Southampton

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Here is how we predict Arsenal and Southampton will line up this week:

To be played on Wednesday 30th November 2016 at 19:45. Venue: Emirates Stadium,

Odds: Arsenal 4/5, Draw 14/5, Southampton 16/5

Arsenal welcome Southampton to the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday evening for their EFL Cup quarter-final clash.

The Gunners are flying high in the Premier League and have reached the knockout stages of the Champions League, but that does not mean they will be taking this match lightly with a domestic final on the horizon.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Southampton are enjoying a fine campaign of their own and will be hoping to follow up their 1-0 victory over Everton last time out with a famous win against Arsenal.

In early team news, the Gunners are without Hector Bellerin, Per Mertesacker, Santi Cazorla, Lucas Perez and Danny Welbeck, while Olivier Giroud is a minor doubt with a hamstring injury.

Southampton manager Claude Puel

As for Southampton, they cannot call on Matt Targett, Jeremy Pied and Dusan Tadic, while Sofiane Boufal and Steven Davis are back after recovering from illness.

With all that in mind here is how we expect Southampton and Arsenal to line up later this week:

Arsenal predicted lineup

  • Emiliano Martínez
  • Kieran Gibbs
  • Rob Holding
  • Carl Jenkinson
  • Gabriel Paulista
  • Mohamed Elneny
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
  • Jeff Reine-Adélaïde
  • Alex Iwobi
  • Theo Walcott

Southampton predicted lineup

  • Fraser Forster
  • José Fonte
  • Sam McQueen
  • Jack Stephens
  • Maya Yoshida
  • Sofiane Boufal
  • Pierre Højbjerg
  • Lloyd Isgrove
  • Harrison Reed
  • James Ward-Prowse
  • Jay Rodriguez

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