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Southampton vs Arsenal team news: Granit Xhaka passed fit to start while Laurent Koscielny misses out with an ankle injury

Saints boss Claude Puel has to battle on without Charlie Austin and Virgil van Dijk

SOUTHAMPTON are without four players for tonight’s clash with Arsenal.

Charlie Austin is still out with a shoulder injury, while Alex McCarthy and Matty Targett are out with hamstring injuries.

Virgil van Dijk is set to miss out for Southampton against Arsenal

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Virgil van Dijk misses out for Southampton against Arsenal

Meanwhile, Virgil van Dijk misses the game at St Mary’s with a foot injury.

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For the Gunners, Grant Xhaka has shaken off an ankle injury to start, but defender Laurent Koscielny is out with a knee problem.

Meanwhile, Santi Cazorla is still on the physio table with a long-term injury.

Here’s everything else you need to know about the game…

Where can I watch Southampton vs Arsenal?

Despite being a Wednesday night match the game will not be broadcast live on TV in the UK.

Instead, you can follow all the action on our live blog.

Alternatively, you can watch all the goals as they go in on our app.

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SunSport prediction

Arsenal’s win over Man United will have been a major confidence boost for Wenger and Co.

Southampton did manage to draw against Liverpool but have lost against Chelsea and Manchester City lately.

Look to an entertaining game at St Mary’s to be edged by the Gunners. 1-2.

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