"I have confidence in myself and I can give the confidence. I am going to decide tomorrow [Saturday] on the first 11, but Ainsley is the player who started the last match against Lazio".
Jenkinson and Campbell have had extensive periods away from the club on loan while goalkeeper Ospina is back-up to new signing Bernd Leno and Petr Cech. However, he ruled out the possibility of selling Danny Welbeck or Mohamed Elneny, also linked with moves.
The manager has been with the players for just three months but he has already made a good connection with the Arsenal players because they are all happy and following his philosophy as they hope to bring back old glory at the North London club. But in these two moments in the match we need to work.
Offloading Welbeck would also help the Gunners trim their wage bill, with Welbeck one of the bigger earners at the club, on a reported £115,000 a week.
And the former Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla coach has stressed the importance of Arsenal being on the front foot.
History made at Lord's as rain prevents play on day one
Play was scheduled to start at 11:00 BST, but steady rain kept the covers on the pitch and prevented the toss at 10:30. Chris Woakes is expected to replace all-rounder Ben Stokes, who is standing trial in Bristol on a charge of affray.
Swadlincote 'firenado' factory investigation begins
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, who were assisting local crews in Derbyshire, shared the stunning video on Facebook. The "firenado" swept across the fields near the factory, as the fire sent dark plumes of smoke into the sky on Monday.
Bernard reveals why he rejected Blues for Everton
The Colombia worldwide was also linked with a switch to Manchester United , but he has opted for a move to Goodison Park. I worked hard during my holiday and now I am ready to play and do important things with the Club.
Browns kick off preseason against Giants
In the meantime, former Buffalo Bills signal-caller Tyrod Taylor will start and serve as Mayfield's mentor. On the first drive Thursday night against the Cleveland Browns , Barkley also ran for a two-yard loss.