Premier League giant Arsenal travel to Watford on Saturday, as English Premier League service resumes this weekend. Arsene Wenger was complimentary about his team’s opponents and Watford manager, Marco Silva.
Talking at his press conference on Thursday he said: ‘Watford are a strong team, well balanced [Squad] and a difficult opposition for everybody [team].
[Watford boss] Marcos Silva has impressed, he [Marcos Silva] did good work at Hull [City] and he has made an impressive start at Watford Fc.’ However, the Pre-match press conference was dominated by the futures of German Mesut Ozil and Chilean Alexis Sanchez, with Arsene Wenger admitting that the two stars could be sold in the winter transfer window.
Arsene Wenger will be hoping to finally unleash his multi-million dollar strike trio of Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette – however, that depends on the full match fitness of Sanchez and his morale, after Chile failed to qualify for next summers FIFA World Cup.
Watford have been in superb form – picking up four points from away matches to West Brom and Swansea City.
What time is Watford vs Arsenal match?
Watford play host to Arsenal at the Vicarage road on Saturday October 14 with kick-off at 5.30pm.
Which Television channel can I watch the game on?
The game will be beemed live on BT Sport and Supersports [viewers in Africa] from 5.30pm.
Arsenal will have the trio of German Mesut Ozil, England striker Danny Welbeck and defender Francis Coquelin back from injury.
However, the Gunners will have defensive issues as they are still without defenders Calum Chambers and Shkodran Mustafi, who got injured playing for Germany.
Craig Cathcart could play a part for the Hornets since the goalless draw with Brighton. Nathaniel Chalobah, Younes Kaboul and Seb Prodl are still recuperating from various injuries.
What are the latest odds? (via Betfair)
Watford win – 4/1
Draw – 10/3
Arsenal win – 4/6
The Gunners are yet to score away from home in this Premier League season.
Arsenal have won their last five games at Watford.
Troy Deeney is without a single goal in his last 13 league matches, his longest drought ever in the English Premier League.