You can’t help but escape the feeling that Arsenal are going into their season opener against Brentford tomorrow evening undercooked.
Manager Mikel Arteta would have wanted far more than the three signings that have been made this summer, so the team he will select against the Bees is likely to be far from his ideal starting eleven.
Even so, they are facing a newly promoted Brentford side who they will be favourites to beat. It is likely to be a relatively tight encounter, though, with both teams expected to attack.
Press the next page as we predict the Gunners’ starting lineup for their opening day fixture.