Arsenal visits London rivals West Ham United this weekend in the Barclays Premier League as actions gets set in EPL.
Both sides exist from the London hemisphere and so whenever both sides meets each other, there are plenty of expectations ahead of each game.
However with the daunting away task at Unai Emery’s hand, it promises to be a cracker as hostilities ensue this weekend for the Gunners.
They have it all to do against an impressive West Ham side that defeated Birmingham City in the FA Cup Fourth round in midweek.
On this note we evaluate three potential players that can haunt Arsenal’s desire to pick the point.
The Austrian Skipper will expectedly lead the lines against Arsenal this weekend.
He will be mandated to wreck the Gunner back line that left in 5 goals against Liverpool on the Christmas Eve.
The battle (match) promises to be an interesting encounter as Mustafi returns to compete with the talismanic forward thus boasting Arsenal’s defence in the process.
The talented forward would provide firepower for West Ham going forward as both London sides takes to the pitch. . His trickery and eye for goal will be key to his side ambitions as they hope to upstage Unai Emery’s side in the early kick off the weekend.
He would have it all to do against his fellow South American colleague Lucas Torreira as the diminutive midfielder is likely to line up along Xhaka at the base of Arsenal’s midfield.
Arsenal would face ex-player Samir Nasri as the former French International returns to the Premier League after has exit in the summer of 2016. He will be on the spot flight as he trades tackles with former club.
How well he performs for West Ham would be splendid as he renews rivalry with the Premier League starting in the Arsenal match.
His playmaking skill would be on show as he competes with Arsenal’s football brain in the person of Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi on the center of the pitch.