Back in Premier League action on Saturday, let’s take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup looking to get revenge on Brentford.

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An unprepared Arsenal side suffered an embarrassing 2-0 defeat to Brentford on the opening day of the season, but Mikel Arteta’s team have since turned things around to join the hunt for a top-four spot – as Brentford attempt to steer clear of relegation.

Arsenal need to keep winning to have any chance of fighting off the three or four other teams fighting for a single Champions League qualification place, and in a home game against Brentford three points is a must.

Whilst the irregularity of the current schedule makes it difficult to build momentum, the upside is that Arsenal should be able to name close to their best eleven.

Let’s take a look at our Arsenal predicted lineup to face Brentford.

Goalkeeper

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 22: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal celebrates their third goal scored by Emile Smith Rowe (not in picture) during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND: Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal celebrates their third goal scored by Emile Smith Rowe (not in picture) during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Aston Villa at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2021. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Aaron Ramsdale continues to fight for the Premier League Golden Glove, hitting 11 with his clean sheet against Wolves to secure his spot in the top three. Ederson (14) and Alisson (12) are ahead of him, but both have played many more games at this stage.

Bernd Leno should be back after his Covid-19 absence against Wolves, but he’ll have to keep waiting for his moment as things stand.

Defence

Southampton striker Armando Broja (R) vies with Arsenal defenders Takehiro Tomiyasu (L) and Ben White (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 11, 2021. (Photo by STEVE BARDENS / AFP via Getty Images)
Southampton striker Armando Broja (R) vies with Arsenal defenders Takehiro Tomiyasu (L) and Ben White (C) during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Southampton at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 11, 2021. (Photo by STEVE BARDENS / AFP via Getty Images)

Takehiro Tomiyasu wasn’t quite ready to return to the Arsenal squad last Thursday, but another week and a half will hopefully give him the time he needs to be available again.

The rest of the back four will likely remain unchanged, with Kieran Tierney, Gabriel Magalhaes, and Ben White joining Tomiyasu in what most fans would probably agree is Arsenal’s strongest defence using the current squad.

Midfield

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Thomas Partey of Arsenal celebrates following their side's victory in the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 10, 2022 in Wolverhampton, England. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Thomas Partey of Arsenal celebrates following their side’s victory in the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at Molineux on February 10, 2022. (Photo by Clive Mason / Getty Images)

It’s unlikely there will be any changes in midfield, with Granit Xhaka and Thomas Partey starting behind Martin Odegaard.

Despite picking up first-half yellow cards against Wolves, Xhaka and Partey managed to avoid further suspensions, and neither of them are close to the 10-booking limit yet.

Given the limited alternatives, that seems to be the only way they’d drop out of the team right now. Ahead of them, Odegaard’s position has only been further solidified by the fact Emile Smith Rowe will probably be needed in the front three.

Forwards

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team’s second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2021. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Following Gabriel Martinelli’s red card, Arsenal are going to have to make at least some kind of change in forward areas. The least disruptive switch would be to bring in Smith Rowe for Martinelli and keep the other two positions the same.

There shouldn’t be any problem giving Alexandre Lacazette and Bukayo Saka further starts, so they’ll complete the three.

Arsenal predicted lineup vs Brentford

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