BBC Sport pundit Mark Lawrenson reveals his Premier League predictions for GW23

Arsenal make the trip down to the South Coast this weekend as they face a struggling AFC Bournemouth side at the Vitality Stadium in a vital encounter in the Premier League.

The Gunners head into the game looking to get back to winning ways in the top flight after their goalless draw with Chelsea in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final clash on Wednesday night.

Jack Wilshere suffered an ankle injury vs Conte's men and he should be replaced by Mohamed Elneny in the midfield. "Good news is I should be back in a couple of days". Laurent Koscielny, Sead Kolasinac and Nacho Monreal are all closing in on returns. Olivier Giroud is two weeks away'. I saw him walking normally and his scan was good.

'We have Ramsey back in the squad, ' Wenger said. He's not out of the game on Sunday yet, so that is positive news.


The future of Sanchez is up in the air but he did feature from the bench against the Blues on Wednesday night.

Arsenal have already completed the signing of Greek centre-back Konstantinos Mavropanos, but with Mertesacker retiring at the end of the season and Mustafi's future uncertain, the signing of Evans could be crucial for Wenger's team.

"We have an uncertainty over Ozil, who will have a test earliest tomorrow", Wenger said. His ankles are good, we can not say he has bad ankles now, but because of his history we always make a bit more of it. That at the moment is a bit 50:50.

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