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EPL: Arsenal Potential Starting XI Vs Crystal Palace

Matchday Eight action will see Arsenal play hosts to visiting Premier League side Crystal Palace at the Emirates Stadium on Monday night, in what is the latest chapter of the London Derby.

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The match is the first in which Arsenal will be involved since the end of the last international window. The Gunners have been in fine form recently, and they come into this game on the back of being undefeated in their last five matches across all competitions.

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The atmosphere at the Emirates Stadium will be a touching and emotional one, as the Gunners fans will be welcoming one of their own in the person of former player and club captain Patrick Vieira - who is now the current manager at Crystal Palace. The Frenchman was a mainstay in Arsenal's midfield, as they club enjoyed a trophy-laden spell which included the Invincible Season of 2003/2004.

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Gunners boss Mikel Arteta will be banking on his squad to beat the Eagles and pick all the three points on offer tonight. The Spaniard has few injury concerns, though the only major absentee is Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka, who is currently recovering from a knee ligament injury sustained during the North London derby win over Tottenham Hotspurs. Asides that, we shall examine who would most likely be in the starting line-up for tonight's game against Crystal Palace.

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GOALKEEPER: Aaron Ramsdale looks to be the preferred option for coach Mikel Arteta. Ramsdale has brought some level of confidence ever since making his debut for the team.

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DEFENCE: The duo of £50 million pounds Englishman Ben White and Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes will be at the heart of defence, with Scottish international Kieran Tierney occupying the left-back position while Japanese summer recruit Takehiro Tomiyasu will run things from the right-back position.

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MIDFIELD: In the base of the midfield, Ghanaian international Thomas Partey and summer signing Albert Sambi Lokonga will operate in the holding midfield position, thus freeing up Norwegian Martin Odegaard to occupy the attacking midfield role.

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ATTACK: Gabonese hitman and club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will lead the line upfront and will be expected to rack up the goals needed to sink Crystal Palace. Aubameyang will get support from England international Bukayo Saka from the right hand flank, while the enterprising Emile Smith Rowe will offer an attacking threat from the left hand flank.

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