Nigerian star Alex Iwobi To Be Benched as Arsenal battles Man U

Nigerian star Alex Iwobi has been left on the bench for the first time in the Premier League this season as Arsenal visit Old Trafford at the lunch time fixture.

Arsene Wenger introduced the fit-again Aaron Ramsey in Iwobi’s place while Carl Jenkinson takes the injured Hector Ballerin’s place in defence.

Also, Manchester United preferred to start with Marcus Rashford, relegating Wayne Rooney to the bench. The youngster scored a brace against the Gunners in their last encounter.

Here is the full line up:

Arsenal Positions 4-2-3-1:
Petr Cech, Carl Jenkinson, Shkodran Mustafi, Laurent Koscielny, Nacho Monreal, Francis Coquelin, Mohamed Elneny, Theo Walcott, Mesut Özil, Aaron Ramsey, Alexis Sánchez

Substitutes: David Ospina, Gabriel, Kieran Gibbs, Alex Iwobi, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Granit Xhaka, Olivier Giroud

Manchester United Positions 4-2-3-1: David de Gea, Antonio Valencia, Phil Jones, Marcos Rojo, Matteo Darmian, Michael Carrick, Ander Herrera, Juan Mata, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford

Substitutes: Sergio Romero, Daley Blind, Morgan Schneiderlin, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young, Memphis Depay, Wayne Rooney



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