Arsenal will be desperate to give their season liftoff when they face London rivals Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium at 1:30am Monday.
Mikel Arteta’s side began their season in horror fashion after losing 2-0 to newly promoted Brentford.
European champions Chelsea started their season in stark contrast, sweeping aside Crystal Palace in a comfortable 3-0 win at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal could once again be without start forwards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette who are both still recovering from a mystery illness that the Gunners refuse to elaborate on.
Chelsea’s new striker Romelu Lukaku has declared himself fit to play this weekend, while diminutive midfielder N’Golo Kante should be back from an ankle injury.
Despite whatever adversity they have faced in recent years, Arsenal have a knack of upsetting Chelsea. However, in this moment it seems like a bridge too far as everything is falling into place for Chelsea right now.
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