Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has yet to decide whether Granit Xhaka will start after his ban comes back against Spurs in the derby this sunday.
Xhaka was suspended for three matches after receiving a red card in the 0-5 defeat to Manchester City since before the international break. And during the national team camp, he was infected with Covid-19 again, but over the past several days, he has been able to return to practice normally. Ready to play in important games this Sunday
In their most recent 1-0 win at Burnley. Mikel Arteta opted for Thomas Partey in the center and Emile Smith Rowe and Martin Ode. flanking card
This raises the question of when Xhaka returns, how Arteta will organize the army. Because previously he often chose to play with Partey.
“Both are in the best they can be. Ideally you’d like to see players playing more and playing more regularly, playing more. But both are available as options.”
“He (Xhaka) is back and he is ready because he takes care of himself very well,” Arteta said.