Arsenal face Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, following the conclusion of the transfer window on Friday.

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 27: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – JANUARY 27: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal looks on prior to the FA Cup Fourth Round match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal at Vitality Stadium on January 27, 2020, in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal actually had a pretty busy January window in the end. At the time of writing, they’ve made two new signings, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares on loan deals. They recalled Eddie Nketiah and Dejan Iliev, before loaning Iliev out again.

Konstantinos Mavropanos, James Olayinka, Emile Smith Rowe and Tyreece John-Jules also went on loan.

Don’t expect the new signings to start on Sunday though. Cedric Soares is out with a short-term injury, whilst Pablo Mari hasn’t played in just over a month thanks to the Brazilian season ending in December. They’ll use the winter break to ease themselves in.

There’s still plenty to look forward to though. Arsenal are unbeaten in 2020 and need a win to push themselves up the table. If you’re thinking of betting on the Gunners, check out BettingFellow.com.

Let’s have a look at our predicted Arsenal lineup to travel to Burnley.

Goalkeeper

Bernd Leno after the game between Arsenal and Sheffield United (Photo via 90Min)
Bernd Leno after the game between Arsenal and Sheffield United (Photo via 90Min)

As usual, Bernd Leno will keep his place in goal. He hasn’t missed a league minute since Petr Cech’s injury in September 2018. Emi Martinez will make the bench, with Matt Macey joining the squad as the third goalkeeper.

Defence

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 01: David Luiz of Arsenal gesticulates during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on January 01, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

David Luiz is back, after serving his one-game ban. Shkodran Mustafi is probably out of the game, though the scan on his sprained ankle was positive. Sokratis Papastathopoulos is the more likely to start ahead of Rob Holding for now.

Hector Bellerin and Bukayo Saka are very likely to fill the full-back positions due to the lack of fit alternatives.

As mentioned, Pablo Mari and Cedric Soares probably aren’t ready yet. Calum Chambers, Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac are out with injury, though Kolasinac could return to the squad.

Midfield

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 06: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal controls the ball during the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal FC and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium on January 06, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 06: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal controls the ball during the FA Cup Third Round match between Arsenal FC and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium on January 06, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

No real excitement here. Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira are working really well together, so they’ll start. Mesut Özil got a rest against Bournemouth and should come back in for this one.

There are lots of alternatives now. Joe Willock played well against Bournemouth, Dani Ceballos made his return to the pitch in the same game, Matteo Guendouzi was arguably the best performer of the lot.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles might even make the list now that Arsenal have an actual backup right-back, but probably only when that backup is available.

Forwards

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 11: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Arsenal FC at Selhurst Park on January 11, 2020, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is back, meaning Mikel Arteta has options. He can start his two senior strikers together, he can drop one of them for Gabriel Martinelli, he can even include Eddie Nketiah after his goal on Monday.

Most likely, Arteta goes with Aubameyang and Lacazette. It’s harsh on Martinelli, but easier to justify dropping him when he played on Monday than either of the other two after a rest. Nicolas Pepe should start on the right.

Arsenal Predicted Lineup vs Burnley

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