Arsene Wenger believes that rotating his players during this busy period will help keep Arsenal’s balance right.
The Gunners begin their Champions League campaign against Dinamo Zagreb at Stadion Maksimir on Wednesday, just three days before their Premier League fixture at Chelsea.
Arsenal then face trips to Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City, but Wenger is confident that his side have enough strength in depth to cope with the congested fixture list.
"I try to keep the balance right and give a little breather to players who need it"
“It is more the global programme we have to absorb in the next three weeks, rather than one game,” he said. “I knew since I [found out] our schedule that I have a squad of 20 players, all experienced and every decision I make is very difficult.
“It is quite easy to change two or three players, [more] than it was in years before because they are all at a very good level.
“I know the same team cannot play every single game over the next three weeks. I try to keep the balance right and give a little breather to players who need it.”
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