Arsenal XI vs Chelsea FC: Setting up lineup, confirmed team news, harm updates for Premier League currently
The £50million summertime signing was because of to start out at the Emirates but has been struck down by an unspecified ailment.
It suggests Mikel Arteta will likely have to go with a back again four, with Pablo Mari being drafted in alongside Rob Holding, with Bukayo Saka taking a a lot more advanced job on the remaining in front of Kieran Tierney.
The Gunners struggled with a back-four in opposition to Brentford final week and they have previously had achievement taking part in a back-3 versus the Blues.
Gabriel (knee) Nketiah (ankle) and Partey (ankle) are even now not healthy.
Confirmed group information
Arsenal predicted XI (4-2-3-1): Leno Chambers, Mari, Holding, Tierney Xhaka, Lokonga Pepe, Smith Rowe, Saka Aubameyang.