Arsenal vs Leicester City – Premier League LIVE

Match updates to follow at 7.15pm


Arsenal starting XI: Leno, Bellerin, Gabriel, Luiz, Tierney, Partey, Xhaka, Ceballos, Saka, Aubameyang, Lacazette

Subs: Runarsson, Maitland-Niles, Pepe, Mustafi, Elneny, Willock, Nketiah

Leicester City starting XI: Schmeichel, Fofana, Evans, Fuchs, Castagne, Mendy, Praet, Justin, Tielemans, Barnes, Maddison

Subs: Ward, Morgan, Choudhury, Albrighton, Ünder, Iheanacho, Vardy

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Arsenal will be looking to bounce back from last weekend’s 1-0 defeat against Manchester City but Mikel Arteta knows Leicester will not be a walkover.

“Well, they’re a really difficult team,” Arteta said. “I think Brendan [Rodgers] and his team have done a great job.

“They dramatically changed the philosophy and the way of playing, since they arrived and I think they had an incredible season last season.

“This season, ups and downs, like almost every team in the Premier League and some incredible results, like when they played against City.

“They can adapt and play different ways and sometimes they are really dominant, sometimes they can defend with a low block but overall they’re a really, really good team.

Meanwhile, Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers was equally as complimentary about the Gunners.

“Mikel has done an excellent job, he has given them a structure and a base to play from,” he said.

“He went in early and was playing 4-3-3 but realised maybe he wanted to change the structure and since he has done that, they have been outstanding.

“They work very hard and on top of that they have top-quality players. They believe in what he’s coaching and he has done great.”

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