Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, speaking ahead of their trip to Oxford United in the FA Cup third round. Insists Emile Smith Rowe is in contention. Come back to the team
England international midfielder undergoes groin surgery and made him have to take a long break since last September And after returning to training for some time. He is now set to play again in the FA Cup. Where Arsenal are the club that has won the competition the most in the country with 14.
“We are very much looking forward to it. This is a very successful event for us. So we want the upcoming games to be a good start for us. And it will be a good test against Oxford, I played there quite a few times as a player. it was a good experience And it was a tough game from my experience. We have to be really serious about playing to win this game.
“Emil can play as an attacking midfielder, a winger or even a No 9. I think he has play before. but above all He must be absolutely ready. We have a player with great potential that we have been missing in the last few months tomorrow (Sunday) if he trains well. no problem He hopes to be ready for this game.”
Arsenal will use many reserve players to play in this game, such as Matt Turner, Marquinhos, Rob Holding, Sambi Logonka before the game. Their next Premier League match is away to Spurs in a “North London derby” next weekend.