Arsenal make the trip to Elland Road to take on Leeds United in the third of four Premier League games on Sunday. Arsenal will move into the top half of the table standings with a win, while Leeds United seek to recover from back-to-back defeats.
Live TV broadcast is on NBCSN and NBCsports.com providing the live streaming.
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Arsenal are without Mohamed Elneny and Sead Kolasinac who both tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Egypt and Bosnia and Herzegovina, respectively. The Gunners noted that they are both following the protocols ahead of returning to training.
Missing for Arsenal as well is Thomas Partey, who is out with a left thigh injury. Partey was replaced at half time during the match against Aston Villa and the club reports that he has sustained a strain to his left thigh.
For today’s game, manager Mikel Arteta makes four adjustments from the side that was embarrassed by Aston Villa last time out.
Arsenal will have a refreshed attack with Joe Willock, who has been impressing in the Europa League handed a first Premier League start of the season. There is also a starting place for Nicholas Pepe, while Granit Xhaka and Dani Ceballos are the two holders in central midfield.
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last five away games against Leeds United.
ARSENAL TEAM NEWS
Team to play Leeds: Leno, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney, Bellerin, Xhaka, Willock, Ceballos, Willian, Pepe, Aubameyang. Subs: Runarsson, Saka, Lacazette, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi, Nelson, Nketiah
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa recalls Kalvin Phillips to the starting team this weekend after he recovered from injury. Phillips is returning after being out for a month and is one of two changes made by the manager. Raphinha has been handed his first Premier League start after joining from Rennes earlier this season.
Rodrigo is on the bench today after returning from injury.
This fixture, however, comes too soon for both Diego Llorente and Jamie Shackleton.
LEEDS TEAM NEWS
Team to play Arsenal: Meslier, Ayling, Koch, Cooper, Dallas, Phillips, Alioski, Raphinha, Klich, Harrison, Bamford. Subs: Casilla, Poveda, Roberts, Costa, Rodrigo, Struijk, Davis
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