Everyone besides those 3 would be makeshift in the midfield 6 and 8. Players in makeshift positions for any extended period of time rarely works out for anyone. Hopefully we'll remain injury free for the rest of the season.Arteta likes a small group to pick from. They are the three obvious options but esr, Vieira and trossard will be considered number 8 options. Kiwi the obvious number 6 as played their regularly, other defenders can play that position too.
Very wise to loan him out, he needs to recover his mojo