LIVE: Arsenal vs West Ham


Arsenal have won 10 of their last 11 home games against West Ham United in all competitions and have more Premier League wins against the Hammers (31) than against any opponent other than Everton (34).

David Moyes makes just one enforced alteration to the team that started the Hammers’ defeat to Newcastle. Club captain Mark Noble is out with a toe injury and Masuaku replaces him in the side. Ex-Gunner Jack Wilshere misses the chance to feature against his former side due to an ankle issue.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta makes two changes to the side that cruised past Fulham in their last outing as Elneny and Maitland-Niles drop to the bench, with Ceballos and Saka coming into the team. The Gunners are without a plethora of centre-backs, as Shkodran Mustafi, Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers all work their way back from injury. David Luiz, however, has recovered from a neck issue in time to make the squad. Young pair Emile Smith Rowe and Gabriel Martinelli are also sidelined.

West Ham substitutes: Darren Randolph, Andriy Yarmolenko, Fabian Balbuena, Sebastien Haller, Ben Johnson, Felipe Anderson, Manuel Lanzini.

West Ham XI (4-2-3-1): Lukasz Fabianski; Ryan Fredericks, Issa Diop, Angelo Obgbonna, Aaron Cresswell; Tomas Soucek, Declan Rice; Jarrod Bowen, Pablo Fornals, Arthur Masuaku; Michail Antonio.

Arsenal substitutes: Matt Macey, Mohamed Elneny, Sead Kolasinac, Nicolas Pepe, Eddie Nketiah, David Luiz, Ainsley Maitland-Niles.

Arsenal XI (3-4-3): Bernd Leno; Rob Holding, Gabriel Magalhaes, Kieran Tierney; Hector Bellerin, Dani Ceballos, Granit Xhaka, Bukayo Saka; Willian, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Gunners are looking to build on their strong start after beating Fulham 3-0 on the opening day, while West Ham will want to bounce back after a 2-0 defeat to Newcastle last time out.

Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Premier League clash between Arsenal and West Ham at the Emirates Stadium.


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