Arsenal have suffered a major blow to their chances of getting the three maximum points against Manchester United as the duo of Tomas Rosicky and Per Mertesacker have been ruled out of the match due to illness. Mertesacker will be greatly missed by the gunners especially as he and Kosicelny have been rock solid for the gunners so far while Rosicky would have offered a great option from the bench.
Both players are not definitely ruled out due to injury. Also likely to miss today’s match is Mikel Arteta and Serge Gnabry who are also reportedly have late fitness tests to determine if both will play or not. On the United front, Robin Van Persie is also said to be out due to an undisclosed injury.
With Rosicky and Mertesacker out, Arsenal’s team is now likely to look :
Sagna Vermaelen Koscielyn Gibbs
Cazorla Ramsey Ozil