West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates

  • Samir Nasri is about for his first Premier League look since August 2016
  • West Ham have gained simply one in all their final 21 Premier League matches in opposition to Arsenal
  • Arsenal are and not using a win of their final 4 away matches within the Premier League
  • Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in every of his final 4 Premier League London derbies

WEST HAM vs ARSENAL

West Ham XI: Fabianski, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Diop, Cresswell, Noble, Rice, Antonio, Nasri, Anderson, Arnautovic

Arsenal XI: Leno, Mustafi, Koscielny, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Kolasinac, Iwobi, Lacazette, Aubameyang

Arnie… will… be… again

12:00: Horrible try at humour with the headline there, however I feel you perceive what I used to be aiming for…

West Ham have insisted Marko Arnautovic isn’t on the market after his agent claimed the Austrian ahead desires to maneuver to China.

A Chinese language Tremendous League membership, believed to be champions Shanghai SiPG, are understood to have launched a £35million swoop for Arnautovic, the Hammers’ high scorer.

The membership will try to lure Arnautovic, who turns 30 in April, with wages understood to be £200,00Zero every week over a four-year contract.

He begins as we speak and the injured Jack Wilshere within the Sky Sports activities studio says he’ll NOT let it have an effect on his efficiency.

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates (Picture: GETTY)

No monies…

11:55: Sort of a tragic state of affairs… Unai Emery admits Arsenal can solely afford to make mortgage signings within the January switch window.

5 gamers had been signed final summer time – Bernd Leno, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi – however all got here in for a complete outlay of lower than £75million.

A brand new contract for Mesut Ozil, making him the highest-paid participant within the membership’s historical past, and signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 12 months in the past for a club-record price have performed an element within the lack of funds.

He mentioned: “We can’t signal completely. We are able to solely mortgage gamers. Solely mortgage gamers. I can say to you that the membership is working, the membership is telling me the totally different conditions in every second. For the time being, we’ve not had any information as we speak about that.”

Twitter round-up

Gareth: Oh expensive… Marko Arnautovic and Felipe Anderson will give us main issues as we speak.

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Karl: Are the one group on the earth who can omit 350okay every week gamers for tactical causes however can solely afford loans in January. If that does not let you know how a lot of a cock-up there’s been on the membership I do not know what does!

Jon: Mesut Ozil is completed at Arsenal – I reluctantly settle for that now. So, can an unnamed Chinese language membership please seem as if by magic, bid £50million for him, after which we will all transfer on?

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates (Picture: PA)

AMN…

11:45: Ainsley Maitland-Niles believes he may be the reply to Arsenal’s seek for a brand new winger.

The Gunners have been linked with the likes of Denis Suarez and Yannick Carrasco, however head coach Unai Emery has admitted the membership haven’t any cash to make everlasting signings and can as a substitute be buying within the mortgage market.

Emery has highlighted the necessity for a winger and has praised the flexibility of England Beneath-21 worldwide Maitland-Niles.

“I might wish to be a winger,” he advised Sky Sports activities. “I really feel comfy there and I have been taking part in there this season. I used to be a striker rising up. Thierry Henry was the proper position mannequin on the time.

“Then all people began rising however I used to be nonetheless a bit brief. As I used to be nonetheless fast, direct and will run at gamers they thought they’d put me on the wing. So up till the age of 16 I used to be a winger.”

Maitland-Niles has simply been interviewed on Sky Sports activities and spoke extraordinarily properly. He additionally referred to as his versatility a “blessing and a curse,” which is extra of the previous for those who ask me!

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

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Group information – Arsenal

11:40: The place’s Ozil? Not fairly certain in all honesty however I’ll discover out and allow you to know ASAP.

He was declared match by Unai Emery earlier this week however finds himself out of the squad fully.

Arsenal are unchanged from the thumping 4-1 win over Fulham. Which means younger Ainsley Maitland-Niles begins once more at proper wing-back.

Shkodran Mustafi and Laurent Koscielny are handed match and line up alongside Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a again three. Hector Bellerin and Nacho Monreal are again on the bench.

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Group information – West Ham

11:35: Nicely the headline information… Samir Nasri begins in opposition to his former membership. His final Premier League look got here for Manchester Metropolis in opposition to the Hammers.

Elsewhere switch insurgent, and I do imply insurgent, Marko Arnautovic additionally begins.

Manuel Pellegrini makes three modifications from their final Premier League outing in opposition to Brighton.

Nasri in for Andy Carroll, Mark Noble in for Pedro Obiang and Michail Antonio begins forward of Robert Snodgrass.

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates (Picture: GETTY)

The beginning XI…

11:30: What a shock… Mesut Ozil is absent as we speak. Ex-Arsenal star Samir Nasri makes his first Premier League look since August 2016.

West Ham XI: Fabianski, Zabaleta, Ogbonna, Diop, Cresswell, Noble, Rice, Antonio, Nasri, Anderson, Arnautovic.

Subs: Adrian, Masuaku, Obiang, Snodgrass, Diangana, Perez, Carroll.

Arsenal XI: Leno, Mustafi, Koscielny, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Kolasinac, Iwobi, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Subs: Cech, Bellerin, Lichtsteiner, Monreal, Torreira, Ramsey, Nketiah.

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates (Picture: GETTY)

Twitter round-up

Roger: I keep in mind Trevor Brooking & Geoff Pike scoring in my 1st West Ham vs Arsenal sport in 82. I recall Liam Brady scoring a thunderbolt in one other win in 87. Who can neglect Di Canio’s brace in 99 or Marlon Harewood’s winner in 06? Extra of the identical as we speak please lads!

Paul: Arsenal often have a horrible behavior of permitting ex-Arsenal gamers who’ve a revenge mission to attain in opposition to us. Let’s hope we hold Samir Nasri quiet as we speak and acquire three factors.

Sooner: Off to the London Stadium, later. We simply cannot lose or work can be insufferable and I must take heed to my cockney loving hammers boss and work colleague go on and on and on… Save me Arsenal, save me….

Six-pointers

11:25: Bit early within the season for the “relegation six-pointer” cliche to be thrown out – however there are a few big video games on the backside of the Premier League desk.

Burnley vs Fulham is 16th vs 19th and Cardiff vs Huddersfield is 17th vs 20th.

If I used to be a betting man I might say they’re each nailed-on attracts… No person will danger dropping that, absolutely? Anyway we’ll additionally see if Liverpool can shake off back-to-back defeats away at Brighton.

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West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates (Picture: GETTY)

Afternoon

11:20: FA Cup… test. Carabao Cup… test. Dancing with pleasure the the Premier League has returned… test.

Sure, it’s again and what a fixture to get us underway as Arsenal make the 5.Eight mile journey (sure I did Google that) to the London Stadium to play rivals West Ham.

The Hammers have a reasonably abysmal file on this fixture having defeated Arsenal as soon as of their final 21 league conferences.

However might that change with the return of former winger Samir Nasri?

OK, he won’t strike worry into Arsenal hearts having been sidelined for greater than a 12 months, however Manuel Pellegrini gained’t cease mentioning the Frenchman’s “revenge” mission…

Anyway, we’re a number of moments from discovering out the group information and line-ups. Standby…

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League latest score, goals and updates

West Ham vs Arsenal: Premier League newest rating, objectives and updates (Picture: GETTY)

WEST HAM vs ARSENAL

Fabian Balbuena is the most recent addition to West Ham’s long-term harm record. The Paraguayan defender resumed coaching this week after a knee drawback, however suffered a setback and has now undergone surgical procedure which is able to rule him out for as much as eight weeks.

It stays to be seen whether or not Marko Arnautovic will play after his agent claimed the striker desires to maneuver to China. Jack Wilshere, Manuel Lanzini, Carlos Sanchez, Andriy Yarmolenko, Winston Reid, Javier Hernandez and Ryan Fredericks are all nonetheless absent, though the latter pair are due again in coaching subsequent week.

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery can name on fit-again Mesut Ozil (knee), Laurent Koscielny (again), Hector Bellerin (calf), Konstantinos Mavropanos (groin), Shkodran Mustafi and Nacho Monreal (each hamstring) if required on the London Stadium. It stays to be seen what number of can be given the nod by Emery, who stays with out the companies of Rob Holding (knee), Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Danny Welbeck (each ankle).

Final season: Arsenal Four West Ham 1, West Ham Zero Arsenal 0

Final 5 league matches: West Ham W L W L D; Arsenal L W D L W

High scorers (all competitions): Felipe Anderson & Marko Arnautovic (West Ham) 8; Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) 16

Referee: Jonathan Moss (County Durham)

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