By Joe Brewin
Arsène Wenger may have no choice but to tweak his system for the visit of AC Milan in the Champions League.
Arsenal must score at least four goals against the Serie A leaders at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday after suffering a 4-0 reverse at the San Siro three weeks ago.
And, with injuries to several midfielders, Wenger says going for broke may well be the order of the night.
“I am tempted,” said the Frenchman. “At the moment, basically I have only two midfielders, [Alex] Song and [Tomas] Rosicky. That means we have to play with four strikers.
“We can play any system you can imagine until tomorrow night. But I will not tell you that now.
“I am tempted [to play Oxlade-Chamberlain down the middle], we will see. I have 24 hours and I have to see if Rosicky is available or not. If he is not available then I will be in a very difficult situation, because I don’t know what I can do then.
“I hope he will make it. He told me yesterday [Sunday] that he will. But the medical staff are not sure.
“I can play six strikers if I want, I have enough. I have Chamakh, Park, Van Persie, Gervinho, Walcott and Oxlade-Chamberlain. I can take a risk, because I have no choice, basically.”Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source