Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to set to ring the changes in his first-team ahead of the Premier League clash with Swansea City on Wednesday. The Gunners suffered a demoralizing 3-2 defeat to Man Utd on Sunday. The Gunners have been widely criticized for their below-par performances against an injury-ravaged United at Old Trafford.
The defeat severely dented Arsenal’s title hopes as they find themselves five points below table-toppers Leicester City and three behind North London rivals Tottenham.
Wayne Veysey of Football Insider claims that Wenger is set to drop a number of first-teamers to reinvigorate Arsenal’s season following back-to-back defeats against Barcelona and Man Utd.
The report claims that the likes of Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sanchez and Theo Walcott could face the axe for the game at Emirates Stadium. The report claims that Wenger is alarmed at how easily his side crumbled under pressure against United.
Mohamed Elneny is likely to get the first Premier League start of his Arsenal career on Wednesday.Per Mertesacker, Joel Campbell and Olivier Giroud could also find their way into the starting eleven against the Swans.
The game against the Welsh club is a must-win for Arsenal ahead of the all-important Saturday’s trip to Tottenham.