Suarez pushing for Arsenal start after impressing Emery

Suarez pushing for Arsenal start after impressing Emery

Suarez pushing for Arsenal start after impressing Emery

Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has admitted he never expected to get the chance to play with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sokratis again, and is living the dream by doing so.

However, there was no sign of Ainsley Maitland-Niles so it looks like he may continue on the sidelines along with long-term absentees Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Danny Welbeck.

And after the defeat against the Citizens, Unai Emery was said to have told the board that he needs five more signings in the summer.

Huddersfield are winless in 11 competitive matches against Arsenal (D2 L9), since a 2-1 victory in January 1971.

Danny Williams is a long-term casualty.

The Gunners now sit sixth in the league, three points behind Chelsea and fourth place and take on Huddersfield on Saturday.

Arsenal are 10 points behind Tottenham with 13 games to go. In top-flight history, only Arsenal in 1912-13 have ever scored as few at this stage of a campaign (also 5), while no team has ever gone the whole season without reaching double figures for goals at home. The last team to lose more in a row at home in the competition were Wolves in April 2012 (nine in a row).

With just 17 away wins out of the 50 games played since August 2016, the issue has been something Emery would have been keen to resolve when he replaced Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal are against the relegation strugglers Huddersfield, who will give their everything to cling on to something going into the final phase of the season.

Arsenal travel to West Yorkshire having failed to win any of their last six away games in the league, losing the last three. Having scored at least twice in their first eight games on the road this season, the Gunners haven't netted a couple of times in their last four.

The Gunners are now battling to finish among the top four teams in the Premier League with serious competition coming from Manchester United and Chelsea.

"The squad is focused on qualifying for the Champions League because a big club like Arsenal deserves to be playing in that competition", Torreira was quoted by the Evening Standard as saying.

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