Sunderland v Arsenal team news: David Moyes makes three changes for visit of Gunners

David Moyes has made three changes to his Sunderland side for the visit of Arsenal.

Saturday, 29th October 2016, 10:39 am
Updated Monday, 31st October 2016, 8:54 am
Sunderland manager David Moyes.

John O'Shea, Steven Pienaar and Jermain Defoe all return to the starting line-up following the EFL Cup exit to Southampton in midweek.

Billy Jones keeps his place at right-back ahead of Javier Manquillo, who is on the bench.

There is a return for Adnan Januzaj after a month out with ankle ligament damage, he makes the matchday squad and is on the bench.

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The game has come too soon for defender Jason Denayer, though, who is back training after an adductor injury.

Arsenal have made two changes, with Kieran Gibbs and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in for Nacho Monreal and Theo Walcott, who are both injured.

Sunderland: Pickford; Jones, Van Aanholt, Kone, O'Shea (C); Rodwell, Pienaar, Ndong; Khazri, Watmore; Defoe.

Subs: Mika, Djilobodji, Love, Manquillo, Januzaj, Gooch, Anichebe.

Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Gibbs, Elneny, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Iwobi, Sanchez.

Subs: , Ospina, Gabriel, Ramsey, Giroud, Holding, Jenkinson, Maitland-Niles

Referee: Martin Atkinson (Bradford)