MIKEL ARTETA is set to shuffle his pack as Arsenal take on Brighton in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night.
The Seagulls clash will be Arsenal's 11th game since the start of November, with the Europa League having made for a gruelling schedule.
With Arteta, 40, having selected strong teams in order to top the Gunners' Europa League group, Wednesday night could finally provide an opportunity to fully rotate.
Aaron Ramsdale may remain between the sticks, however, as he did for the last pair of European games – although American Matt Turner will hope to receive an opportunity.
Takehiro Tomiyasu is out with a muscular injury, with Cedric Soares potentially in line to make his first start of the season at right-back.
Kieran Tierney is set to come back in for Oleksandr Zinchenko at left-back – with Rob Holding being awarded a rare start in the middle.
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Holding could be partnered by Gabriel Magalhaes, after the Brazilian missed out on a place in his country's World Cup squad.
This would give William Saliba and Ben White the night off.
Mohamed Elneny is back from a thigh injury and may partner Albert Sambi Lokonga in midfield – with Granit Xhaka and Thomas Partey awarded rare rests.
Teenage winger Marquinhos will hope to grab a start on the right wing, despite reports of a potential January loan move.
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Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard could be rotated – as well as Gabriel Martinelli, who HAS made Brazil's World Cup squad for Qatar.
Reiss Nelson will likely be given a chance on the left after his recent two-goal cameo against Nottingham Forest, although Emile Smith Rowe remains out with a groin injury.
Gabriel Jesus, another to be named in the Brazil squad, could be rested – with Eddie Nketiah stepping in to start.
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