West Brom vs Arsenal: Arteta’s team news confirmed

Arsenal have published their team news ahead of Saturday’s trip to West Brom.

The Gunners ended a run of seven games without winning, thanks to back-to-back victories against Chelsea and Brighton.

Mikel Arteta travel to the Hawthorns for their first game of 2020 sitting in 13th place.

The Spaniard will be looking for a third win on the bounce to climb further up the table.

However, Arteta will be without Gabriel Magalhaes who is still in isolation and Thomas Partey, who just returned to full training.

But David Luiz, Bukayo Saka and Willian could be available for selection.

“Gabriel – Currently isolating according to UK Government and Premier League protocols following testing positive for COVID-19. Pending the completion of all the necessary protocols and ongoing health checks, we are hoping that he will return to training next week.

“Thomas Partey – Left thigh. Thomas has progressed well since the injury on December 6. He has started to train outside and will continue with his daily assessments and monitoring. We are hoping that Thomas will return to full training with the squad next week.

“David Luiz – Now back in full training following illness.

“Bukayo Saka – Sustained heavy impact to his left leg during Tuesday’s match against Brighton, but has been in training since and available for selection.

“Willian – Now back in full training following illness,” the update read.

The game kicks off 9pm WAT.

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