Cardiff v Arsenal Preview, Team News, Line-Up and Score Prediction

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"First it's three teams and we'll have the recipe for them", said Emery, who lifted the Europa League title three times at Sevilla.

Neil Warnock's side lost their opener 2-0 at Bournemouth, before claiming successive goalless draws against Newcastle and Huddersfield. We can forget about seeing our nominal captain Laurent Koscielny for a few months, and I'm sure we've all forgotten Carl Jenkinson who has only played one game for us in the last two seasons.

Ozil, Arsenal's highest paid player, missed last weekend's game against West Ham due to illness, with reports emerging that suggested a training ground bust-up with Emery was behind his absence. More with the ball, more with our positioning on the pitch, more control when we close the ball. But then it depends on the opposition.

"I don't think you worry about players at that level".

Having used Ozil in a wider position in the defeat to Manchester City, Emery moved the German inside into a more central role at Stamford Bridge before replacing him with Aaron Ramsey in the 68th minute.

"There's less time to prepare for the match and work physically, but we want it like that", Emery added.

"I like fruit a lot and I like fruit juice".

Both Chelsea and Arsenal will have great incentive to win the Europa League, as the tournament's champion is guaranteed a spot in next year's Champions League.

Junior Hoilett faces a late fitness test on a groin problem, while Aron Gunnarsson is rated doubtful with a knee injury.

Arsenal will look to build on their win over West Ham when they take on Cardiff at the Cardiff City Stadium this afternoon.

Also expected to return by November are the other players now missing from the squad including Sead Kolasinac, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Carl Jenkinson.