Alex Iwobi returns for Arsenal against Middlesbrough

Nigerian sensation, Alex Iwobi has returned to the starting line up for his English club, Arsenal against Middlesbrough.
The Gunners lock horns with Middlesbrough at the Emirate Stadium Saturday evening.

Iwobi was rested in the midweek Champions League match thrashing of Ludogorets but is now back to the line-up.

Also, Francis Coquelin and Mohamed Elneny slot in at the base of midfield for the hosts, with Alex Iwobi and Theo Walcott deployed in the wide areas.

Mesut Ozil is in the number ten role, with Alexis Sanchez named up top rather than Lucas Perez. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain drops to the bench, with Petr Cech back in goal.

At the othe end, Alvaro Negredo leads the line for the away side, with Adama Traore and Gaston Ramirez providing a threat from out wide.

Marten de Roon will anchor the midfield, with Adam Clayton and Adam Forshaw playing slightly ahead of him in a midfield three. There are no surprises in the back four.


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