Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will be facing the media ahead of the FA Cup tie against Manchester City and we have got all the updates from London Colney.
Hello and welcome along to highlights of the Arsenal press conference ahead of the FA Cup fourth round tie against Manchester City.
Gunners manager Mikel Arteta faced the media on Wednesday afternoon where he previewed Friday night’s game under the lights at the Etihad Stadium as his side aim to complete a unique double over both Manchester clubs in the space of a week and reach the next round of the competition.
After a dramatic win over Man United last weekend, the Spaniard could look to rest one or two key players as he also has a decision to make over whether to hand new recruit Jakub Kiwior an immediate debut. Furthermore, there was an injury update on Mohamed Elneny who has missed the last two games with a knee problem.
With the January transfer window closing in six days time, Cedric Soares looks set to depart before the end of the week with football.london reporting that Arsenal are in talks with Fulham over a potential loan deal for the defender until the end of the season.
You can hear what Arteta had to say on all these issues with football.london’s Arsenal writers Kaya Kaynak and Tashan Deniran-Alleyne in the live blog below.