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Arsenal predicted XI vs Watford: Reiss Nelson to benefit from Alexandre Lacazette’s injury blow

Unai Emery faces a potential selection headache up front with the news that Alexandre Lacazette has been ruled out until October.

The Frenchman is suffering from an issue with his left ankle after playing through the pain barrier for several weeks, and the timing of the injury isn’t ideal with Arsenal returning to domestic action with what promises to be a challenging trip to Watford.

Both Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira picked up minor knocks during their time with the Swiss and Uruguayan national teams, but both should be fit to start on Sunday.

Whilst Xhaka and Torreira’s period away from Arsenal looks to have been gruelling Dani Ceballos will return to London Colney on a high after his impressive performance for Spain in a European Championships qualifying win over Romania….