The big news coming out of the Arsenal camp is that Alexandre Lacazette is not included in the squad.
The striker has not trained this week, and coach Mikel Arteta stated that he did so for “private reasons”. Eddie Nketia takes his position forward, while Nuno Tavares starts at left-back.
Here’s the full team news:
Southampton team news
Starting in the eleventh: Forster, Valerie, Bednarek, Linko, Walker-Peters, Romeo, Ward-Prowse, Beyroud, S Armstrong, Illinosi, Bruga.
Subs: Caballero, Stevens, Livramento, Saliso, Redmond, Tila, A Armstrong, Adams, Long.
Arsenal team news
Starting in the eleventh: Ramsdale, White, Gabriel, Saka, Odegaard, Cedric, Tavares, Sambi Lukunga, Nketia, Xhaka, Martinelli.
Subs: Lino, Smith Roe, Holding, Bibi, Elni, Aziz, Ojungpo, Swanson, Hutchinson.
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