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Live match preview – Arsenal vs A Villa 08.11.2020

Team news, stats and prediction ahead of Arsenal vs Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday; kick-off 7.15pm

Team news

Arsenal are set to recall a host of regular names for their Premier League clash with Aston Villa at the Emirates.

Only Bernd Leno and Willian kept their places for the 4-1 Europa League victory over Molde on Thursday with the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Thomas Partey and Gabriel Magalhaes given a rest.

Pablo Mari (ankle) and Gabriel Martinelli (knee) are absent while there are doubts over Calum Chambers – who is working his way back to full fitness following a serious knee injury – and Reiss Nelson whose own minor knee issue saw him miss the win over Molde.

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Thomas Partey should also feature against Villa this weekend

Bertrand Traore is out for Aston Villa after coming off in their 4-3 defeat to Southampton.

The forward has a groin injury but boss Dean Smith expects him to be available after the international break.

Tom Heaton (knee) has returned to full training although is not ready to return to the squad and Wesley (knee) remains out with Kortney Hause (groin) a…