Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made one change to the team that played out a goalless draw with West Ham United at the London Stadium on Wednesday for the visit of Newcastle United to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, and Gunners fans have been quick to have their say on the selection.
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) December 16, 2017
Club-record signing Alexandre Lacazette has been recalled up top in place of Olivier Giroud, after the Frenchman made his first Premier League start of the season against the Irons in midweek.
Giroud has dropped to the substitutes’ bench but Jack Wilshere will make his second top flight start of the campaign alongside Granit Xhaka in the middle of the park, after Aaron Ramsey was ruled out until 2018 with a hamstring injury.
Arsenal supporters took to social media to give their thoughts on the team selection, and while one said “Wenger is beyond help”, another said “announce 0-0 draw”.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
WHAT A TEAM LADS
— ArsenalCreator (@ArsenalCreator1) December 16, 2017
— Gooner Adam (@AdzCampbell91) December 16, 2017
Dead line up
— M (@DaGameServices) December 16, 2017
Can I ask why Kolasinac, arguably our best player this season, is not starting? ? Wenger is beyond help. ?
— Dan Cooper (@DanCooper24) December 16, 2017
This defence is weak af
— C. O. Morazambe (@K10_Fiya) December 16, 2017
Announce 0-0 draw.
— S. (@Zeus_Cannon) December 16, 2017
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