Reading VS Arsenal - Come on you Guns

Arsenal take on Reading tonight in the Capital One Cup, a clash that will undoubtedly see Arsene Wenger ring the changes. If I was a betting man, which I am, I would say that this is the side I expect to see Wenger put out. 

Jenkinson, Djourou, Koscielny, Miquel
Yennaris, Coquelin
Walcott, Arshavin, Gnabry

The only difference might be if he wishes to play Walcott and Giroud (who I am sure he will) at Old Trafford on the weekend, then we may see the likes of Eisfeld and Chamakh feature. This wouldn't be the worst thing as I would like to see all these players have a run out. As for the defence, all I pray is that someone shines and Wenger sees the light and realises that Santos cannot play against United. If we play Santos against United, Valencia will have a field day. So please Miquel and the rest of you defenders...have a stormer.

Some facts ahead of the Game:

  • Reading and Arsenal have faced each other nine times in their histories, with the Gunners coming out on top every single time.
  • Arsenal won their third-round tie courtesy of a 6-1 thrashing of Coventry City, featuring Olivier Giroud's first goal for the north London side.
  • Arsenal have won the League Cup twice, in 1987 and 1993.

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