FA Cup : Arsenal v Tottenham – Team news

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is doubtful for Saturday’s FA Cup third-round tie against Tottenham following illness and an ankle problem.

Arsenal v Tottenham

German playmaker Mesut Ozil faces a fitness test on his shoulder injury, but forward Nicklas Bendtner (ankle) is definitely out, along with defender Kieran Gibbs (calf) and midfielder Aaron Ramsey (thigh).

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is close to returning to training from his knee injury, while Yaya Sanogo (back) and Abou Diaby (knee) continue their rehabilitation.

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has been passed fit for the north London derby against Arsenal.

Winger Andros Townsend, midfielder Lewis Holtby and striker Jermain Defoe returned to training on Friday and look set to feature.

Midfielder Erik Lamela (thigh) is a doubt but Gylfi Sigurdsson (calf), Younes Kaboul (thigh), Jan Vertonghen (ankle), Sandro (calf), Paulinho (ankle) and Kyle Naughton (ankle) are out.

Leave a comment
error: Content is protected !!
scroll to top