Arsenal begin their Premier League campaign with a blockbuster of a fixture against reigning Champions Manchester City.
With Wilshere leaving, a new engine room has the chance to well and truly establish itself in the Emirates Stadium.
New manager, Spaniard Unai Emery has added to his squad with some real talent already this season. He has signed Uruguayan defensive midfielder Lucas Torreira for £26.5m, adding some steel and talent to Arsenal’s defensive midfield options. The 22-year-old has impressed for both Sampdoria and Uruguay, and looks as if he is only going to improve.
Arsenal were long a team under Arsene Wenger who dominated possession, but they lacked ruthlessness and steel, particularly in the middle of the park. Unai Emery’s midfield will be expected to battle and compete for everything, as well as being simply comfortable on the ball.
Arsenal begin their Premier League campaign with a tough game against Guardiola’s Manchester City. Here is the midfield three they should employ which would give them a great chance of picking up a win against the champions….