"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.
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