Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Petr Cech will start tomorrow’s Capital One Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday.
With David Ospina injured and Matt Macey apparently not considered ready enough to make his debut, the Czech international will do nets at Hillsborough.
“Cech will certainly play,” the manager told the official site. “Ospina is out.”
The need to rotate is complicated by the number of injuries, but thankfully there’s been nothing new since Saturday.
“There are no new problems from Saturday, Per Mertesacker is available again after illness. Nobody else is coming back. Arteta will not be fit. Ramsey, Wilshere, Welbeck and Rosicky of course are all out too.”
It remains to be seen just how Wenger will shuffle his pack, perhaps bolstering the squad with a couple of youngsters to give some of the senior men a break.
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