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Arsenal’s Lineup Takes Shape: Jorginho to start, Martinelli Decision Made

Arsenal must overcome their heartbreaking Champions League defeat to Porto as they turn their attention to a crucial Premier League clash against Newcastle United this Saturday at the Emirates Stadium.

Lessons learned, focus maintained: Despite the late concession in Portugal, manager Mikel Arteta remains confident.

“We’ll analyze mistakes, learn quickly, and move on,” he declared. “Porto is in the past. We have a big opportunity in the league, and our full focus is on delivering a strong performance against Newcastle.”

After a feisty encounter in Portugal, Arsenal anticipate a similarly intense match against Newcastle.

Past meetings between the two teams have been known for their physicality and controversy.

However, the Gunners understand the importance of maintaining their title charge, especially with Liverpool out of action this weekend.

With everything at stake, manager Mikel Arteta faces the challenge of selecting the right lineup to secure victory and keep their title aspirations alive

Arsenal’s midfield lacked the experience and composure that Jorginho brings. Facing another tenacious opponent in Newcastle, Arteta might be tempted to address this issue for the upcoming game.

A lapse in judgment by Gabriel Martinelli in the dying seconds of the Porto match proved costly for Arsenal.

While not the sole culprit, his error suggests Leandro Trossard may get the nod on the left wing against Newcastle, who are unlikely to offer much freedom in attack.