Tomorrow at 12:45pm, Arsenal play Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park and it is expected that 21 year-old superstar, Jack Wilshere will be fit even after he picked up an ankle injury in their 2-1 defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.
However, is it worth the risk playing Wilshere against newly promoted, manager less Crystal Palace given that the Gunners have a lot of other top notch midfielders who should have enough to see off Crystal Palace?
The Palace players might have been a little distracted this week by the departure of Ian Holloway, which Wenger should use to his advantage. Even though the fixture is away for the Gunners, they should come away with a win and retain their spot at the top of league table.
But anyway, should Jack Wilshere start? For me no, because why the risk? Arsenal have Ramsey, Rosicky, Özil, Arteta, Flamini, do I need to go on? Oh yes, good news for the Gunners because Flamini is available to play tomorrow - he was sorely missed by Arsenal on Tuesday after suffering concussion against Norwich on Saturday.
Wilshere can be easily replaced in the starting XI and hopefully if he is rested for tomorrow, he will then be able to start against Chelsea on Tuesday night in the League Cup which is probably the more important fixture of the two.
Unfortunately, Walcott, Chamberlain and Podolski are still injured and won't be seen until mid-November so the squad is still going to be stretched at the worst time possible. Arsenal have 5 fixtures in the next 15 days which include Chelsea, Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund and and Manchester United.
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