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Arsenal predicted lineup vs Leeds - Premier League

Craig Vickers
Arteta on the touchline
Arteta on the touchline / Justin Setterfield/GettyImages
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Arsenal face a tricky test as they travel to face Leeds in the Premier League looking to strengthen their top four credentials.

The Gunners leapfrogged West Ham in midweek with a 2-0 victory over the Hammers, courtesy of goals from Gabriel Martinelli and Emile Smith Rowe.

The result made it back-to-back wins for Mikel Arteta's side after their disappointing defeat away to Everton earlier this month, with the Arsenal faithful now dreaming of a return to the Champions League positions.

Here's how Arsenal could line up.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Ben White - Soccer Player
White applauds the Arsenal fans / Visionhaus/GettyImages

Aaron Ramsdale (GK) - You could make a legitimate case for the Arsenal stopper being the best goalkeeper in the league on current form.

Takehiro Tomiyasu (RB) - Signed predominantly for his defensive qualities, but his attacking influence is growing.

Ben White (CB) - Excellent range of passing out of defence, which the Gunners have profited from several times this season.

Gabriel (CB) - The Brazilian has blossomed into one of the best defenders in the league this campaign.

Kieran Tierney (LB) - Briefly lost his place in the side as Nuno Tavares enjoyed a purple patch, but he's been firmly restored to the team.

2. Midfielders

Albert Sambi Lokonga
Lokonga could come into the team / James Williamson - AMA/GettyImages

Thomas Partey (CM) - His performance at Goodison Park a few weeks ago brought criticism, but he seems to have regained his composure.

Albert Sambi-Lokonga (CM) - The Belgian could replace Granit Xhaka as Arteta looks to rotate amid a busy festive schedule.

Martin Odegaard (AM) - Beginning to add goals his game after his summer arrival from Real Madrid.

3. Forwards

Gabriel Martinelli
Martinelli in action / Eddie Keogh/GettyImages

Bukayo Saka (RW) - His speed and trickery down the right hand side makes him such an asset for Arsenal.

Alexandre Lacazette (ST) - Far from the quickest player in the Gunners' squad, but his link-up play rarely lets his side down.

Gabriel Martinelli (LW) - The Brazilian's pace should unsettle a Leeds team who like to go man-for-man.

Read 90min's full Leeds vs Arsenal preview here

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