Well, that may be that. Alexis Sanchez has stayed behind while Arsenal travel to Bournemouth. Arsene Wenger did his best to remain coy in a pre-match interview, but the smirk curling the corners of his mouth and his extremely vague answers said it all. The Chilean has played his last match at Arsenal.
So the attention shifts to Bournemouth. The Cherries are 17th in the table and in desperate need of points. The Gunners are 5 points off the top four, also in need of points. This is a match Arsenal must win.
Interesting fact: this is Arsenal’s youngest starting 11 in five years.
Here's how we line up for #AFCBvAFC pic.twitter.com/gw3WTb8Pji— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) January 14, 2018
Headline team news ahead of our @premierleague game against @Arsenal.— AFC Bournemouth (@afcbournemouth) January 14, 2018
L Cook and Gosling start
King out injured
Live ➡️ https://t.co/w6PcHVopQD#BOUARS | #afcb pic.twitter.com/vYfurA3Q31
Arsenal: Cech, Holding, Mustafi, Chambers, Bellerin, Wilshere, Xhaka, Maitland-Niles, Welbeck, Iwobi, Lacazette
Bournemouth: Begovic, S. Cook, Ake, Francis, Daniels, L. Cook, Gosling, A. Smith, Ibe, Wilson, Fraser
WHAT: Arsenal at Bournemouth
WHERE: Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth
WHEN: Sunday, January 14th, 5:30 AM PT | 8:30 AM ET | 1:30 PM BST
US TV: NBCSN. Stream here.
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