The XI Arsenal should field v Southampton in the EFL Cup

Tonight Arsenal play host to Southampton in the EFL Cup with the intention of reaching the semi-final of the competition and extending their unbeaten run to 20 games in all competitions.

At the moment, the Gunners look unstoppable in front of goal and are averaging almost three goals-per-game with much of the thanks being placed at the feet of Alexis Sanchez.

Arsene Wenger’s utilisation of his squad in recent weeks has brought about an unbeaten run including draws with Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United of late.

Against Southampton, Wenger will face a resurgent team who have shown their capability to cause an upset against title challengers following draws away to Manchester City and home to Liverpool.

For the Gunners to ensure their place in the last four Arsene Wenger must pick this XI to overcome Claude Puel’s Saints and progress further in the competition…