The midfield is critical to Arsenal and Freddie has to make some hard choices
The Arsenal defence is shambolic but the truth is that the midfield is not much better. There really is a poor set of players for Freddie to choose from but if he plays them in their correct position and gets the right balance then he may get the best out of them.
He will most likely go with Granit Xhaka, it really is a sad indictment when he is probably our most effective midfielder.
I expect he will recall Matteo Guendouzi basically because he really does lack options and I suspect Lucas Torreira will also play. A bit of a defensive midfield but I cannot see what else he can do.
I am expecting him to drop Mesut Ozil, he has been ineffective since his return to the first-team and I get a feeling that he will give Nicholas Pepe the traditional role just behind a front two.
In effect, it is really a three-man midfield and as I have already opined, it will be Pepe that sits in behind the front two.
So, this is the midfield I think that Freddie will go with.
If Freddie does go with these three then he has to play Torreira in front of the back four and allow Guendouzi and Xhaka the freedom to roam in front of the Uruguayan. Hopefully, he will have learned that Torreira is not as good when played out of position.