Premier league news Full Arsenal squad ahead of Crystal Palace clash as Arteta faces Tomiyasu call Last spor news
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PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Arsenal travel to Crystal Palace on Friday night in what is the first game of the Premier League season. Mikel Arteta's side have had a good pre-season but face a tough test at Selhurst Park. The Gunners narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification last season but Arteta is quietly confident this time round. Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Thursday, the Spaniard said: "We are all enthusiastic. "We had the pre-season we wanted, it was well organised, we had good results, good preparation good performances, but now the ball starts to roll tomorrow evening in a completely different context and against a Premier League team and we know what to expect there. It’s true we have a high level of energy and ambition to have a successful season and we have to show that on the pitch tomorrow night." READ MORE:Every word Mikel Arteta said on Takehiro Tomiyasu's fitness, Bernd Leno and Arsenal transfers Arsenal have already welcomed Gabriel Jesus, Marquinhos, Fabio Vieira, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Matt Turner to the Emirates Stadium this summer, and all five signings could be in the squad to face Crystal Palace. However, Arteta does have a couple of injury concerns.
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. Furthermore, with Kieran Tierney only playing 30 minutes of Arsenal's pre-season and Takehiro Tomiyasu as well as summer signing Fabio Vieira not featuring at all despite being named in the USA tour squad, the trio have been considered doubtful for Friday's London derby under the lights. Without confirming the blow for Smith Rowe, Arteta did hint at the aforementioned trio being available for selection provided they come through a training session unscathed. "Three out of four are gonna be training this afternoon if everything goes well hopefully they are going to be in the squad," the Gunners boss revealed. "Hopefully we are going to start to recover because they missed a lot of minutes and time in pre-season and they are really important players for us." With that in mind, football.london takes a look at the full squad at Arteta's disposal for Friday night's clash. Goalkeepers: Aaron Ramsdale, Matt Turner, Runar Alex Runarsson Defenders: Ben White, Gabriel Magalhaes, Rob Holding, Cedric Soares, Takehiro Tomiyasu, William Saliba, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Kieran Tierney, Hector Bellerin, Pablo Mari Midfielders: Granit Xhaka, Thomas Partey, Mohamed Elneny, Albert Sambi Lokonga, Martin Odegaard, Emile Smith Rowe (injury doubt), Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Fabio Vieira, Lucas Torreira Forwards: Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Jesus, Gabriel Martinelli, Nicolas Pepe, Eddie Nketiah, Marquinhos, Reiss Nelson READ NEXT: Mikel Arteta facing defensive dilemma ahead of Palace clash as Arsenal transfer exits loom Full Arsenal Premier League fixture list for 2022/23 Big Arsenal Forum: Answer the call as we ask fans 7 key questions Arsenal: All or Nothing review reveals Mikel Arteta's honest style and Josh Kroenke's influence When Arsenal must register Youri Tielemans to make debut at Crystal Palace if transfer is sealed
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