Confirmed Arsenal XI vs Liverpool as William Saliba starts and Jesus in attack

Mikel Arteta has named his Arsenal XI to take on Liverpool at Anfield.

William Saliba starts in defence for Arsenal in their crucial Premier League match against Liverpool at Anfield. The Gunners also have Ben White, Gabriel and Oleksandr Zinchenko in their backline for the mammoth clash.

Mikel Arteta's side name a strong substitutes bench with Emile Smith Rowe, Leandro Trossard and Jorginho among the options for the Spaniard to choose from.

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"We are going to have to suffer," said Arteta in his pre-match press conference.

"In every game you have to suffer and how you go through these moments together. How you overcome those moments is a big thing.

"Last year we went through those moments in the second half and we had some difficulties to get over them."

Arsenal XI: David Raya; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Odegaard, Rice, Havertz; Saka, Gabriel Jesús, Martinelli.

Subs: Ramsdale, Cedric, Kiwior, Jorginho, Elneny, Smith Rowe, Nelson, Trossard, Nketiah.

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