Arsenal team news: Predicted XI v Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup

first_img 11 11 16. Rob Holding (central defender) 11 32. Chuba Akpom (left-wing) 2. Mathieu Debuchy (right-back) – Click the arrow above to see the predicted XI in squad number order 11 25. Carl Jenkinson (central defender) 11 11 9. Lucas Perez (striker) 11 11 11 15. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (central midfielder) 14. Theo Walcott (right-wing) 13. David Ospina (goalkeeper) 11 11 35. Mohamed Elneny (defensive midfielder) 3. Kieran Gibbs (left-back) 29. Granit Xhaka (central midfielder) Arsene Wenger is likely to make a number of changes to his Arsenal side for Tuesday’s EFL Cup tie at Nottingham Forest, with defender Gabriel in contention to make his first appearance of the season.The Brazilian has been sidelined with an ankle injury but Wenger believes he could play some part at the City Ground, although Olivier Giroud (toe) and Aaron Ramsey (hamstring) are still missing.The likes of David Ospina, Rob Holding, Kieran Gibbs, Lucas Perez and Chuba Akpom will be hopeful of involvement but Per Mertesacker, Danny Welbeck and Carl Jenkinson (all knee) are out.So who will start for the Gunners on Tuesday night? Click the right arrow above to find out.last_img read more