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Crystal Palace team news & predicted line-up vs Arsenal

Palace are without a recognized manager after parting ways with Patrick Vieira and must now face an Arsenal outfit with a sole motivation to push in the Premier League

Crystal Palace Team News

  • Out: Nathan Ferguson, Sam Johnstone, Albert Sambi Lokonga (ineligible)
  • Doubt: Vicente Guaita, Will Hughes, James McArthur

Managerless Crystal Palace will face the tough task of traveling across London to clash with Premier League leaders Arsenal in the wake of the Eagles parting ways with Patrick Vieira. A handful of selectin concerns great interim headmaster and former Palace defender Paddy McCarthy.

Both Nathan Ferguson and Sam Johnstone are still out with injuries, while on-loan Arsenal midfielder Sambi Lokonga is unavailable for selection against his parent club. Vicente Guaita is a doubt after sustaining a hamstring injury in training and subsequently missing the recent clash with Brighton, with young Joe Whitworth ready to stand in the breach. Will Hughes and James McArthur both face late assessments before Sunday to gauge any possible involvement in north London.

Predicted Crystal Palace XI

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Andrew Thompson

US-based Football writer. German football guru with a wealth of experience in youth development and analysis. Data aficionado. Happily championing the notion that Americans have a knowledgeable voice in the beautiful game.

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