Arsenal have won just three away league games all season and have now lost eight of their past 13 games in all competitions.
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However, according to The Mirror, the move was taken as a precaution as the right-back had a tight hamstring, and he now appears to have been hampered by a knee problem, which he had sustained earlier in the season.
Meanwhile, Gattuso's appointment at Milan is certainly something Arsenal should take note of. This should also be a high scoring game since Arsenal don't know how to defend so the over 2.5 goals bet makes sense. They have interested owners whose line of communication to the fans has been to hire a club legend.More news: Appeals Court Rules Sex Discrimination Includes Bias Against Transgender People
Laurent Koscielny has laid bare the crisis of confidence at Arsenal and admitted the players' self-belief will not return swiftly after Brighton inflicted the team's fourth defeat in the space of 11 days. Was he too busy or indifferent to what happens on the pitch?
Arsenal's lacklustre display was summed up by the way Alex Iwobi was easily dispossessed inside his own half by Anthony Knockaert who was denied only by another good save from Cech.
"We have a saying over at Arsenal, victory through harmony", Kroenke recently told the Woj Podcast.More news: Pokemon Go-style Jurassic World app game coming this summer
Taking everything into consideration, I think that AC Milan will win this game.
In the past it was easy, he had the likes of Patrick Vieira, Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Tony Adams in his squad, all players who had "winner" written all over them.
Arsenal fell 2-1 at Brighton on Sunday - a defeat that heightened the call for Wenger to step down as Arsenal boss.More news: Supreme Court upholds Hadiya's marriage, sets aside Kerala HC order
Wenger has lost the support of key directors but reportedly believes that his relationship with majority shareholder Stan Kroenke could spare him the sack.