Mikel Arteta & co. will be trip to American Express Community Stadium to take on Brighton & Hove Albion in the English Premier League matchday seven.
The Gunners, who sit 10th position on league standings, will be aiming of continue their momentum run of form when pay visits to American Express Community to lock horns with Brighton, who made perfect start to the season.
After a horrendous start to their season, Mikel Arteta’s men are bounce back by secured three consecutive league victories, with including a scintillating win in the north London derby last Sunday.
A scintillating win in the North London Derby last Sunday has given the entirely Gunners squad a confidence boost, as Mikel Arteta finally expresses his ideas onto the pitch.
A win over Tottenham should become the springboard for Arsenal to improve this season, as they have six favourable looking fixtures coming up. Without European football this term, The Spanish coach will have plenty of time to work with his squad while allowing them ample time to recover after games.
The Gunners have shown defensive resilience and attacking fluidity in recent games, as Mikel Arteta stamps his authority on the team after weathering the early storm.
Brighton will be a real challenge to test Arsenal’s mettle after the Derby win, and three points against Potter’s side could help them dream of a top-four challenge if they manage to keep their important players fit for most parts.
Ahead of crucial clash against Brighton, Mikel Arteta will only without one first-team player, which is Granit Xhaka, who sustained knee injury against Tottenham Hotspurs last Sunday.
The Swiss, who had missing Arsenal’s three matches before Spur clash will be ruled out of action for the next three months, and his absence means Sambi Lokonga, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Mohamed Elneny and Thomas Partey will be used by Mikel Arteta in rotation for midfield options.
Arsenal available squad to face Brighton
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Aaron Ramsdale.
Defenders: Pablo Mari, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Rob Holding, Cedric Soares, Gabriel Magalheas, Ben White, Calum Chambers, Kieran Tierney, 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, Gabriel Martinelli.
Where is the match being played? at American Express Community Stadium
When is kick off? Saturday 02 October, at 5:30PM
Where to watch Brighton vs Arsenal
TV channel: The match will be televised on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event, with coverage starting at 5pm.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via Sky Go