An Arsenal U21 side are set to kick-off their first-ever campaign in the Checkatrade Trophy against Coventry City in Group E. Read on for Layth Yousif's in-depth preview of the match at the Ricoh Arena on Wednesday evening.
Arsenal Wenger has revealed Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be miss at least three games and possibly more, but says there is a chance for the Armenian Player of the Year to return before the end of the season. He also took the time to praise two goal hero Danny Welbeck after clinching three points against Mark Hughes Southampton.
Arsenal play Southampton at the Emirates on Sunday on the back of a lively attacking performance in the 4-1 victory over CSKA Moscow in their first leg of the Europa League quarter final tie, none more so than from two goal hero Aaron Ramsey.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger praised Mesut Ozil while admitting an attacking CSKA Moscow side made life 'uncomfortable' for his side even though they triumphed 4-1 in the Europa League quarter final first leg at the Emirates on Thursday evening.