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Arsene Wenger will end his tenure at Arsenal without an away point in the Premier League in 2018 after his team lost 3-1 at Leicester on Wednesday.

That run has included defeats to Leicester, Manchester United, Newcastle, Brighton, Spurs, Swansea and Bournemouth, teams which - bar Manchester United - one can safely assume Arsenal sides of old would've been confident beating. Mohamed Elneny remains out with an ankle injury, while Laurent Koscielny will miss the World Cup with an Achilles tear.

Both players, however, will be hoping to be fit for the summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.

Petr Cech should start between the posts just like he did against Burnley on Sunday.

"Obviously, we know Wenger is leaving and they want to give him a good send-off by picking up wins in their last couple of games, so we want to try and spoil the party", he said.

The likes of Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri, Carlo Ancelotti, Liverpool assistant Zeljko Buvac, Luis Enrique, Joachim Low, Patrick Vieira, Mikel Arteta, Thierry Henry, Leonardo Jardim and Julian Nagelsmann have emerged as candidates to succeed the three-time Premier League victor.

As for Arsenal fans, if Wenger hadn't announced his departure earlier in the campaign, their scenario would have been comparatively worse than that of their upcoming opponents.

"He will not be ready to play in the final game".

"We showed the difference when we have desire and conviction in our play. Everybody else will be checked because we had a day off on Monday". The Nigerian seemed to have ample space and time to strike the ball through a crowd of players into the bottom-right corner. "I will check medically today". A swift counter-attack that involved Granit Xhaka and Alex Iwobi unlocked the home defence.

Wenger included club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan, who was the makeweight for Sanchez to move in the other direction, among a side littered with youngsters.

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