When they play West Ham United in a London derby on Christmas Day, Arsenal will try to make their lead over Manchester City in the Premier League table eight points.
David Moyes’s team, on the other hand, is in 16th place and could fall into the relegation zone if they don’t do well. Here, Sports Mole gives an update on both teams.
WEST HAM UNITED
Team News: Arsenal vs. West Ham injury, suspension list, predicted XIs
Out: Gabriel Jesus (knee), Reiss Nelson (hamstring)
Doubtful: William Saliba (international), Oleksandr Zinchenko (calf), Emile Smith Rowe (groin)
Sports Mole’s predicted XI: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tierney; Xhaka, Partey; Saka, Odegaard, Martinelli; Nketiah
Out: Kurt Zouma (knee)
Doubtful: Gianluca Scamacca (ankle), Michail Antonio (calf), Nayef Aguerd (illness/groin), Aaron Cresswell (hamstring), Maxwel Cornet (calf)
Sports Mole’s predicted XI: Fabianski; Kehrer, Dawson, Ogbonna, Palmieri; Rice, Soucek; Fornals, Paqueta, Benrahma; Bowen