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The boys take on Southampton in the third round of the Capital One Cup at Emirates Stadium on Tuesday.

You can find out more about our opponents below:

 

Southampton Full name: SouthamptonManager: Ronald KoemanClub colours: Red and white striped shirts, black shorts, red socksNickname: Saints

 

Three facts about Southampton:

  • Arsenal have three Saints academy graduates in their squad - Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Calum Chambers.
  • Southampton have never beaten the Gunners at the Emirates, losing 6-1 and 2-0 in their two attempts.
  • Saints did beat Arsenal at Highbury twice though, with their last victory coming in 1987 when they won 1-0. 

 

Morgan Schneiderlin SouthamptonSTAR MANMorgan SchneiderlinSouthampton have seen a massive overhaul in their playing staff over the summer, but they managed to fight off competition to keep their influential French midfielder. Schneiderlin has continued last season’s fine form, which saw him represent France at the World Cup, and already has three goals in his five appearances this season as he’s been converted into a more attacking central midfielder.