Arsene Wenger and his men are getting set to take on Liverpool this weekend.
The Gooner’s visit to Anfield this weekend is all about effacing the memories of that shabby performance of last season.
Not only are we boosted with their loss of Luis Suarez and injury to Daniel Sturridge, but also a weak performance by their front men, which has seen them short of the goals in attack, and also their poor and shaky performance in defence with England defender, Glen Johnson, set to be sidelined for that encounter according to reports
Glen Johnson came off in the first half of their 3 nil defeat to United on Sunday afternoon due a groin injury and may not recover in time.
The ex-Chelsea and Portsmouth man seems to still have the faith of Brendan Rodgers as one of the key figures in the Liverpool dressing room, even if he has all but lost his place in the England squad to emerging youngsters, including Arsenal’s Calum Chambers.
The 30-year old has been trusted by the Kop boss as one of the leaders in the team, as this is his sixth season with the Reds since joining from Pompey in 2009. Though he has been blamed for always been clumsy in defense, but he still remains one of their trusted defender.
Wenger is currently having challenges with team selection due to a massive injury crisis that has eaten deep into his squad.
The appearance of Mattieu Debuchy at center half marked the 9th time we have had to play with a different back four this season, without being able to put out the preferred quartet of Debuchy, Mertesacker, Koscielny and Gibbs even for once, in any competition.
While Koscielny may not be back for the Liverpool game, Calum Chambers should be available again after serving a one-match suspension for the red card picked up at Stoke.
On-loan Atletico Madrid defender, Javier Manquillo, if fit, would be the natural replacement to the injured Johnson, in what will present us with a great opportunity to capitalize on a weakened and shaky Liverpool defence.