Arsenal v West Ham – Probable starting line-up’s: Mesut Ozil set to start in Gunners opener

Arsenal team news

Arsenal take on West Ham in their opening Premier League game at the Emirates stadium on Sunday 9 August.

The Premier League giants ended the season on a high winning the FA Cup and went onto lift the Barclays Asia Trophy, the Emirates as well as the Community Shield against rivals Chelsea last week.

Mesut Özil starred in all four finals and is expected to start against West Ham.

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic is a name most followers of Turkish football are all too familiar with after his two-seasons spent at Beşiktaş.

Bilic will be hoping to get his Premier League managing debut off to a good start but his side have lost their last 10 head to head games against the Gunners.

Arsenal v West Ham:

Stadium: Emirates Stadium
Kick-Off: 15:00 GMT

Arsenal City possible starting lineup:
Cech; Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey; Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott

West Ham possible starting lineup:
Adrian; O’Brien, Agbonna, Reid, Cresswell; Kouyate, Nobel, Obiang; Payet; Zarate, Sakho

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