Arsenal vs Wolverhampton predicted XI: Prepare the guns

Arsenal (Photo by Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images)
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Arsenal, Granit Xhaka
Arsenal, Granit Xhaka (Photo by Chloe Knott – Danehouse/Getty Images) /

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Another place where I have trouble foreseeing any changes, especially with how the match against Norwich went. Dani Ceballos was the man of the match, he was absolutely brilliant, and I hate to think of what might happen if we put someone else in there. Even though he did play the entire match and is probably more than a little tired because of it.

The nearest alternative is Matteo Guendouzi, but his continued spats with Mikel Arteta aren’t looking good and it’s likely he’s played his last at the Emirates, unless something changes really quickly.

Granit Xhaka should retain his spot as well. You can tell that Mikel Arteta has so much confidence and finds so much comfort in Xhaka being out there that he wouldn’t even consider sitting him. Not to mention Xhaka is coming off his first goal of the season, so he’s undoubtedly feeling pretty good about himself too.

Lucas Torreira is the only other alternative, and I don’t think Arteta is that enthused about him either.

Front three is next.