Arsenal will be aiming to continue their excellent run of form when they take on Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace at Emirates stadium tonight.
The Gunners are won their last three league games and they are looking for their fourth consecutive win in the Premier League in an attempt to push further up the table.
Ahead of their latest fixture, Mikel Arteta has received a lot of huge boost concerns about his players fitness especially Gabriel Magalheas, Thomas Partey and Gabriel Martinelli.
Gabriel Magalheas, who contacted with COVID-19 towards the end of the last month, training with his team-mates in a couple of days and according to the club official website, the Brazilian defender is available for tonight selection and it won’t be surprising to see the centre-back make his return to the starting lineup.
Partey on other hands, is also back in full training and could be in contention to feature tonight while Gabriel Martinelli, who sustained an ankle injury problem during warming up ahead of Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Newcastle United in the FA Cup last weekend, trained with the rest of Mikel Arteta’s squad and could be an option against Crystal Palace.
Here are Arsenal squad that available for tonight clash against Crystal Palace.
Full Arsenal squad
Goalkeepers: Bernd Leno, Alex Runnarson
Defenders: David Luiz, Hector Bellerin, Pablo Mari, Kieran Tierney, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Cedric Soares, Gabriel Magalheas, Shkodran Mustafi, Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Midfielders: Thomas Partey, Dani Ceballos, Mohamed Elneny, Joe Willock, Emile Smith-Rowe, Granit Xhaka
Forwards: Alexandre Lacazette, Nicolas Pepe, Willian, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Gabriel Martinelli, Reiss Nelson, Eddie Nketiah, Folarin Balogun.
Meanwhile, Partey has teased his return to the Arsenal squad for the tonight tie against Crystal Palace at Emirates stadium.
Partey, 27, expected to make return to action against Newcastle United last weekend but was unable to make matchday squad, despite starting training with the rest of the Mikel Arteta’s squad in couple of weeks.
However, the powerful central midfielder is in line for a return to the matchday squad after taking his official social media account to drop hint over selection ahead of their latest fixture.
Taking to Instagram, the Ghanaian has done his best to hype up the big game in north London which could suggest he’s in line for a recall.