Pre-Match Report

Newcastle United v Arsenal: The Brief

What’s your first-choice midfield pairing?

It’s a debate that our fans have been having all over the world and it’s a dilemma that Unai Emery faces every time he picks his team.

Matteo Guendouzi and Granit Xhaka have been regular starters this season, but Lucas Torreira is pushing them hard for a place and Mohamed Elneny - fresh from a goal for Egypt - is waiting for his chance.

Unai talked about the role of the modern midfielder when he sat down with Arsenal Media ahead of the Newcastle game, and you can watch that interview on this page.

You’re also in the right place for team news, match stats and an expert view of our opponents.

Breakdown v Newcastle (a)

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Opposition view

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