Off we go! The 2016 FA Cup starts today...well, I guess it started back in August, but for Premier League sides, of course, the tournament starts this weekend. Arsenal welcome something resembling Sunderland to the Emirates - Sam Allardyce is resting pretty much everyone of value as they attempt to climb out of the relegation places, starting on Wednesday against Swansea City.
It remains to be seen how rotational Arsene decides to be given that information - one would hope that "some" would be the level of rotation, but we all know that Arsene is no fan of the whole "rotation" concept, so we'll see what he does. We know that Sanchez will not be available, but beyond that, only....Arsene Knows.
HOW (to watch):
.@Arsenal's teamsheet for #AFCvSFC pic.twitter.com/TBNMEyZ7xe— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) January 9, 2016
Sunderland XI v Arsenal: Pickford, van Aanholt, Cattermole, O'Shea (c), Lens, Graham, Toivonen, Coates, Fletcher, Yedlin, Watmore. #ARSSUN— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) January 9, 2016
Subs: Mannone, Jones, Borini, Defoe, M'Vila, Mavrias, Beadling.— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) January 9, 2016