Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has the opportunity to lead his team into the fifth round of the FA Cup but he must navigate the Gunners through a tricky fourth round tie at fellow Premier League side Bournemouth.
Arteta and his Arsenal players would be expected to seal their place in the last 16 of the competition at the expense of the Cherries who ended their wretched run with a 3-1 win at home to Brighton and Hove Albion in their last league game.
Before the win over Brighton, Bournemouth had picked up just four points from the last ten games in the Premier League.
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Arsenal and Bournemouth have already met twice this season in the league.
The first meeting ended in a 1-0 win for hosts Arsenal courtesy the first half goal from Brazilian international David Luiz. The game took place in October
The second Premier League game between the two teams this season ended in a draw after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cancelled out the opening goal of the game scored by Dan Gosling for the hosts Bournemouth.
Possible Arsenal XI: Emiliano Martinez; Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Sokratis Papasthathopoulos, Rob Holding, Bukayo Saka; Lucas Torreira, Granit Xhaka, Mesut Ozil; Gabriel Martinelli, Alexandre Lacazette and Nicholas Pepe.