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William Saliba set for Arsenal debut on opening day of the season against Fulham

William Saliba set for Arsenal debut on opening day of the season against Fulham as Mikel Arteta prepares to throw French youngster in after injury to David Luiz

  • William Saliba is poised to make his Arsenal debut at Fulham on Saturday
  • The French youngster is set to play in defence after an injury to David Luiz
  • Saliba has returned to the club after spending last season on loan at St Etienne 
  • Rob Holding is also likely to keep his place after impressing Mikel Arteta

William Saliba is in line for an opening day debut after Arsenal suffered an injury setback over David Luiz.

Mikel Arteta’s most experienced centre-back Luiz is set to miss Arsenal’s trip to Fulham on Saturday, and perhaps longer, after aggravating a neck injury.

Arsenal medics were continuing their assessment of the 33 year-old on Wednesday to discover the extent of the injury amid fears he could be side lined for a minimum of four weeks.

William Saliba is in line for an opening day debut for Arsenal after David Luiz suffered an injury

Luiz featured for Arsenal in their Community Shield win…