Editorials 360

News from 360 Degree

Mikel Arteta fingers out two debuts and snubs Mesut Ozil as Arsenal crew is confirmed for Premier League opener towards Fulham

Mikel Arteta hands out two debuts and snubs Mesut Ozil as Arsenal team is confirmed for Premier League opener against Fulham


Willian and Gabriel Maghalhaes will make their Arsenal debuts towards Fulham on Saturday as the brand new Premier League season will get beneath means – dwell on talkSPORT.

Nonetheless, there was no room for Mesut Ozil in Mikel Arteta’s opening day squad regardless of the German playmaker declaring himself match and obtainable simply days in the past.

David Luiz misses out because of a neck harm and lots of anticipated William Saliba to associate Rob Holding in defence.

Nonetheless, Gabriel is thrown straight in following his £27m transfer from Lille, with Saliba presumably not match to be a part of the squad.

There isn’t a Emiliano Martinez amid experiences he’s off to Aston Villa after refusing to be second-choice on the Emirates, whereas Mohamed Elneny and Ainsley Maitland-Niles each begin over Dani Ceballos.

Fulham are again within the Premier League
Getty Photographs – Getty

Gabriel Martinelli, Pablo Mari, Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi are all long-term harm issues, whereas Bernd Leno returns in aim following a prolonged lay-off.

In the meantime, Fulham boss Scott Parker is blessed with no new harm considerations forward of his first ever Premier League match as a supervisor.

Nonetheless, there is no such thing as a room for star striker Aleksandar Mitrovic within the beginning XI.

Confirmed crew information

Fulham: Rodak, Hector, Odoi, Ream, Bryan, Reed, Cairney, Kebano, Onomah, Cavaleiro, Kamara.

Subs: Areola, Mitrovic, Knockaert, Cordova-Reid, Le Marchand, Christie, Anguissa.

Arsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Gabriel, Holding, Tierney, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Xhaka, Wilian, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Subs: Macey, Saka, Ceballos, Pepe, Willock, Nketiah, Kolasinac.


You possibly can hearken to dwell motion as Fulham tackle Arsenal on the opening day of the Premier League season from 12.30pm on talkSPORT