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Pepe, Holding, Lacazette and Xhaka – Latest Arsenal injury news and expected return dates

Arsenal are back in Premier League action at the weekend as they face Watford away from home.

Victories on the road were hard to come by for the Gunners last season, but they did win the corresponding fixture between the two teams back in April thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s early goal.

The meeting on Sunday afternoon will pit Unai Emery up against Quique Sanchez Flores following the Hornets decision to reappoint the Spaniard after parting ways with Javi Gracia.

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Emery’s side have made a decent start to the Premier League season with seven points from four games and will be looking to avoid suffering a reaction from the Hornets.

Many of the Arsenal first-team squad have been away on international duty, while others have used the break to step up their fitness.