Posted on November 15, 2014 by ADMIN

Arsenal to have SIX starters in England team?

Arsene Wenger and the Arsenal fans will be hoping that the England manager Roy Hodgson takes pity on us and our injury ravaged squad, but the game this evening between England and Slovenia at Wembley is a qualifier for the Euro championship tournament and Hodgson’s job is to win the game.

So if he feels that the Arsenal players will give his team the best chance of success, he will use them. And that could well mean that six Gunners are in the starting XI this evening, especially after some other members of the England squad have had to pull out due to injury problems.

Leighton Baines has become the latest of those and as Hodgson had already dropped Luke Shaw from his final 23, it means Kieran Gibbs is the only left back available and so will have to play the full 90 minutes. England can recall Shaw for the friendly with Scotland on Tuesday so hopefully Gibbs will get a rest for that one.

The other Gunners that are almost certain to start are Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck, while Calum Chambers, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott also have good chances. With Michael Carrick and Andros Townsend also pulling out, there is more pressure on the Arsenal lads to fill the gaps and that is good news for them, but with Arsenal’s injury record it does make me worried that at least one of our stars could be heading for the treatment room…

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13 thoughts on “Arsenal to have SIX starters in England team?

      1. Sumo

        You should make an expection for Rooney though. He plays us next week.

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  1. arsenalkid1970

    AW should have said no to any of them going off to play for there countries. Reason they are not even playing well for club. We pay the players not them so about time he put his French size 10 down and said no you are here till u get it right

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  2. KickAssFan

    This is what some folks do: “Hmm, it’s KickAssFan; who cares what he has to say? Just thumb him down!!!”

    I say something like, “God bless Arsenal!”, I still get thumbed down. Or I say nothing at all and they still go as far as thumbing me down in advance.

    Opinions divided. What do you think? Thumb up 3 Thumb down 17

    1. CraigZWE

      Kick ass, are you pro or anti Wenger

      If you anti, then there is your reason. Admin doesn’t tolerate anti Wenger members.

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  3. fred cowardly

    If England loses it will show How bad we are then.
    It will be embarrassing. So hope England wins.

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  4. fred cowardly

    Having so many players playing makes me nervous because there is a higher chance of injury

    But main thing is last night Sanchez (our beloved Sanchez) scored for Chile and came out unharmed

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    1. fred cowardly

      Can you imagine Arsenal without Sanchez? I don’t even want to think about such scenario

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