Team news: Tierney returns for West Ham away

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Team news: Tierney returns for West Ham away

Kieran Tierney

Kieran Tierney is back in the starting XI for Sunday's Premier League clash with West Ham.

Coincidentally, the Scotland international's last league start arrived in our 3-1 home victory over the Hammers on Boxing Day, and he replaces Oleksandr Zinchenko who drops out through injury as a precaution (tight groin). 

Mikel Arteta's frontline has been given a welcome boost, however, with Eddie Nketiah returning to our matchday squad after missing the past seven games. William Saliba remains out with a back injury. 

Other than Tierney's return, it’s the same side that drew 2-2 with Liverpool last week, meaning Rob Holding partners Gabriel in defence and we have a front three of Gabriel Martinelli, Gabriel Jesus and Bukayo Saka. 

As for West Ham, David Moyes makes three changes to the side that defeated Fulham 1-0 in their last Premier League encounter with Thilo Kehrer, Lucas Paqueta and Said Benrahma coming in for Angelo Ogbonna, Pablo Fornals and Danny Ings.

Michael Antonio is trusted to lead the line with Jarrod Bowen in support, while club captain Declan Rice partners Tomas Soucek at the base of midfield. Former Gunner Lukasz Fabianski starts in goal with Aaron Cresswell, Vladimir Coufal and Kurt Zouma making up the rest of the backline. 

See below for our full matchday squad: 

Arsenal: Ramsdale, White, Holding, Gabriel, Tierney, Partey, Xhaka, Odegaard, Saka, Martinelli, Jesus.

Subs: Turner, Walters, Kiwior, Jorginho, Smith Rowe, Vieira, Nelson, Trossard, Nketiah. 

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