Arsenal host Crystal Palace on Saturday knowing that even with a victory they cannot move into the Premier League top four.
The Gunners were defeated by Bournemouth last week, and now sit in sixth place – five points behind local rivals Spurs.
Arsene Wenger’s side need to make up eight points to rise as high as fourth, and it appears Champions League qualification will be nothing but a wild dream for Arsenal at the end of the season.
But what line-up will Wenger select this weekend against Palace? Alexis Sanchez is expected to miss out as he closes in on his move to Manchester United, though Arsenal can not yet call upon the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Malcom or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – the players expected to arrive at the Emirates this month.
Click the right arrow, above, to see talkSPORT.com’s predicted Arsenal XI, listed in squad number order…