The day we’ve all been hoping to have is here. Arsenal’s first game under their third Premier League manager, and their first chance to undo the damage done by Unai Emery in the last several months, sees Freddie Ljungberg taking charge of the team as they head to 18th place Norwich.
Ljungberg will hope to begin righting the ship by doing what Emery couldn’t in recent weeks - beat teams his teams, on paper, should beat handily. Whether they do or not, today, is almost irrelevant, because the breath of fresh air provided by Freddie’s ascension should buy him at least a week or two of...oh who am I kidding, this is 2019 and this is the internet.
It should buy him a week or two of goodwill and patience, but it remains to be seen whether it will. At any rate, the new chapter starts today, and I’m looking forward to what it says.
Arsenal - Leno, Chambers, Mustafi, David Luiz, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Willock, Ozil, Aubameyang, Lacazette
Norwich - Krul, Aarons, Zimmermann, Godfrey, Byram, Trybull, Amadou, Mclean, Cantwell, Hernandez, Pukki
TEAM NEWS— Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) December 1, 2019
Here is your #ncfc XI and subs for today's game ⬇️
◾ Amadou replaces Tettey
◾ Zimbo wears the armband
◾ Lewis on the bench
Arsenal at Norwich City
Carrow Road, Norwich
Sunday, December 1
6AM PT/9AM ET/3PM PT
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