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January signing Mohamed Elneny has revealed his delighted to have signed for Arsenal and he is pleased with the opportunity given to him to have gotten his first start in the premier League against Tottenham.
Elneny was substituted in 75 minutes during last week game at White Hart Lane and was replaced with Olivier Giroud.
“Arsene Wenger has confidence in my abilities and the abilities of all the players…we had a good game against a strong opponent,” Elneny told beIN Sports after the 2-2 draw.
“I wanted to prove that I deserved a place in the starting line-up, and I think I earned my place today.”
“We’re in a very good position where I’ve got 21 outfield players and every one of them is fit, which is going to help us over the next eight to 10 weeks,” said Bruce.
“Some of the squad are desperate to play. People like (Shaun) Maloney and Nick Powell in particular. It can only do them good, so in that respect we will be making changes.”
He added: “There’s nothing like a cup run. We’ve got Watford in a quarter-final here on Saturday if we get through.
“It can only be a good thing. The league is our priority, there’s no question about that, but let’s go and enjoy the cup tie and make a real good fist of it.”
With the suspension of Francis Coquelin there is every possibility he will have would start against Hull City tomorrow.
Manager Steve Bruce has revealed he is currently in pole position to as his first team players are currently fit.
The Gunners will be without six injured players.