Arsenal's Danny Welbeck making case to get more starts - Unai Emery

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck making case to get more starts - Unai Emery

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck making case to get more starts - Unai Emery

Holding was handed his first start of the season during Arsenal's Europa League opener at home to Vorskla Poltava before being brought on for the injured Sokratis Papastathopoulos to make his first Premier League appearance of the season in the 2-0 win against Everton.

With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Lacazette forming a budding relationship Emery is likely to keep the pair in the side for Saturday's visit of Watford - but the Spaniard insists Welbeck has thrown his hat into the ring.

Brentford pulled a goal back two minutes before the hour through Alan Judge, who curled home a free-kick from just outside the box.

The Gunners, beaten finalists in this competition last season, were pushed all the way by a much-changed Brentford side but showed enough to advance with a 3-1 win. Danny Welbeck is working with this commitment and when he is playing also with a performance like today, and I think he's helping the team and we want this.

Emery said, "I am very happy individually with the player".

"Also, more chances to find the first XI for the next matches with performances like today".

Meanwhile, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi are also expected to drop out in favour of Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey - although the Welshman is a doubt after contract talks broke down this week.

But after failing to break into the first team, making just one appearance for the Gunners senior side in the Premier League - as a sub against Manchester United - he chose to leave to further his career.

"I know they are in the previous year and are speaking with the club".

"Every player's future is important".

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