Arsenal vs Wolverhampton predicted XI: Prepare the guns

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Arsenal, Eddie Nketiah
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Front Three

This is what I struggle with the most every single week, because now Mikel Arteta is out here contradicting his own trends. Against Norwich City, Eddie Nketiah was supposed to start, but Arteta opted for Lacazette, despite the former being better throughout the restart than the latter. So now I have to believe that Nketiah is going to get his job back, not least of all because Lacazette was pretty much terrible against Norwich.

I will say that it seems easy enough to predict that Nicolas Pepe will start on the right. Reiss Nelson got the call against Norwich, but that was almost surely because Pepe played the full match against Sheffield and did a tremendous job.

It would be certifiable if Pepe got benched here.

On the left, I would love to see Bukayo Saka start, but you just can’t leave out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Especially not after he scored two goals and added an assist against Norwich. That’s too much production to simply give a break too.

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It’s a powerful starting XI, that’s for sure. We should have all the confidence in the world.