Arsenal come to the end of the month in need of a win to keep momentum through the tricky festive period after disappointing performances against both Man United and PSG in the last week.
They host still somewhat of an unknown quantity in Eddie Howe and his Bournemouth side, there will either be an upset or a training game, there is often nothing in between from the Cherries.
Three points will ensure Arsenal keep within touching distance of top spot, and dependant on results elsewhere could, once again, flip the title race on it’s head.
With the fixtures starting to pile up heading into Christmas and with an EFL Cup tie against Southampton on Wednesday thrown into the mix, it is essential to keep the entire squad as fresh and in-form as possible.
With all that in mind, here is the perfect XI to sail bast the south coast side on Sunday…