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Full Arsenal Squad Revealed For EPL Cup Tie Vs Leeds As Tavares Tomiyasu And Saka Lead The Selection

Mikel Arteta & co. will welcome Leeds United to the Emirates stadium in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup on Tuesday evening.

The Gunners, who have missing this season mid-week game, after failed to quantifying for European competitions, will be aiming of book their place in quarter-final of the Carabao Cup when face Leeds United at Emirates this evening.

The north London club aiming of land the League Cup this season under Mikel Arteta following unsuccessful attempts by the club in the past. Reaching the quarter-final will be minimum target set for Arteta’s men as they meet Leeds United, who have thoroughly struggled this season.

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After two back-to-back draw in the Premier League, Mikel Arteta’s men returned to winning ways with impressive performances over Aston Villa at Emirates last Friday.

Their eye-catching performances against Aston Villa will boosted their confidence heading into tonight clash against Leeds United. Arsenal have reached this stage following impressive wins over West Bromwich Albion and AFC Wimbledon in the past rounds.

Ahead of Leeds United clash, Mikel Arteta will be without two first-team players, with Kieran Tierney joined Granit Xhaka on the treatment table. The left-back missed the Villa game with an ankle problem, and the Gunners boss will certainly not risk his star for this cup tie.

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The Spanish coach likely to give his fringe players a chance to impress, means majority players that taken part in the last routine could miss tonight’s clash. From the Aston Villa victory, probably Albert Sambi Lokonga could keep his place alongside Nuno Tavares. The rest could be replaced for this cup tie.

Alternatively, Lokonga’s position in the side would be dependant on Arteta’s formation style. If he is to play a double midfield pivot, then Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Mohamed Elneny could get the chance to start in the middle.

Bernd Leno will also get to start in goal, while there could be an entire overhaul of the backline. Rob Holding and Pablo Mari could start in central defence, while Cedric Soares should be selected ahead of Calum Chambers at right-back.

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Arsenal available squad to face Leeds United

Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Aaron Ramsdale.

Defenders: Pablo Mari, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Rob Holding, Cedric Soares, Gabriel Magalheas, Ben White, Calum Chambers, Nuno Tavares, Seed Kolasinac.

Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Mohamed Elneny, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith-Rowe.

Forwards: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah, Bukayo Saka, Nicolas Pepe.

Where is the match being played? at the Emirates stadium

When is kick off? Tuesday October 26, at 7:45

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