BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – JANUARY 27: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
On Sunday afternoon, Arsenal host Newcastle United following their two-week winter break. Here is the Gunners’ predicted starting XI as Mikel Arteta looks to make a winning return to competitive football.
After an excruciatingly long but much-needed two-week winter break,Arsenalprepare to return to competitive duties on Sunday afternoon when they host an improving and hardened Newcastle United.Mikel Arteta’steam has shown plenty of improvement under the Spaniard, but they have missed that cutting-edge to turn draws into victories. Perhaps a midseason training camp in Dubai can change that.
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Here is the Gunners’ predicted starting XI.
BURNLEY, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 02: Bernd Leno of Arsenal shakes hands with Chris Wood of Burnley after the Premier League match between Burnley FC and Arsenal FC at Turf Moor on February 02, 2020 in Burnley, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
It is a Premier League game.Bernd Lenostarts.