Arsenal travel to Swansea City on Saturday (3pm kick-off) hoping to record their first Premier League away victory since the start of December.
Arsene Wenger’s men thumped West Ham 5-1 at the London Stadium on December 3, but since then have lost at Everton and Manchester City, and also drew 3-3 at Bournemouth in their last away league outing.
However, the Gunners did beat Preston 2-1 at Deepdale in the third round of the FA Cup last weekend, and they’ll be confident of returning to Premier League action with three points at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
That’s because Paul Clement’s Swans are second-bottom in the Premier League having won just four of their 20 league matches, although they did beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in their last league game.
Saturday will see Clement take charge of his first home match since replacing Bob Bradley in the Swans hot-seat, and he’ll know that victory over Wenger’s men could take them out of the bottom three.
On what could be a tricky afternoon for Arsenal, Wenger could make a few changes to the side that struggled past Preston last weekend, so here are THREE Gunners players who deserve a chance against Swansea…