Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview: Team News, Line-Ups, Key Players


Arsenal vs Leicester City Prediction

Arsenal Team News

Arsene Wenger says Alexis Sanchez – who only returned to training last week after an extended break following the Confederations Cup – will miss Friday’s match against Leicester, while Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey are big doubts because of injuries. Per Mertesacker was taken off during the Community Shield after a clash of heads, but the Arsenal boss is confident the big German defender will be fit.

Arsenal Predicted Line up 3-4-3

Key Players

New signings Alexandre Lacazette and Kolasinac.

Leicester City  Team News

Danny Drinkwater will definitely miss the season opener against Arsenal after picking up a thigh injury in training, while Islam Slimani remains a doubt after suffering a gashed leg in pre-season. New signing Kelechi Iheanacho hobbled off in Leicester’s final friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach but boss Craig Shakespeare insists it was only precautionary.

Leicester City Predicted Line up 4-4-2

Key Players

Jamie Vardy scored twice in Leicester’s final pre-season friendly to prove he is in top form ahead of the new campaign.


Arsenal @ 4/9

Draw @ 27/5

Leicester City @ 18/5