Arsenal is set to play against Liverpool in the EFL Cup semifinal 1st-leg on Friday night, 07 January 2022.
Arteta was absent on the match line against Man city. So it can be possible that he will not return on the touchline due to covid. As Albert Stuivenberg admitted he had ‘no clue’ whether Arteta would be back for the midweek clash.
However, Arsenal has been positive about the news that Arteta will take training on Wednesday.
On the other side, Liverpool manager Klopp wants this clash to get postponed aimed at Covid.
Arsenal Vs Liverpool EFL Cup Semifinal Preview & Team News:
Liverpool is coming into the game on the back of playing an exciting 2-2 draw against Chelsea. However, Klopp was not happy with the result as the team bottled 2 goal lead. On the other side, Arsenal had a promising 1st half against Man City but fall short in the other half.
Currently, Liverpool is dealing with covid and injuries as the red devils have to bear the absence of Alisson Becker, Roberto Firmino, and Joel Matip.
The Gunners will be without their share of players. Four are off to the African Cup of Nations. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe, Thomas Partey & Mohamed Elneny.
Gabriel will miss the first leg of the League Cup after picking up two yellows against Manchester City and last-minute COVID cases remain a possibility.
As for Liverpool, they will be without Naby Keita, Sadio Mane & Mohamed Salah due to AFCON.
Arsenal: Ramsdale; Tomiyasu, White, Holding, Tierney, Sambi, Xhaka, Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe, Nketiah
Liverpool: Kelleher; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Jones, Fabinho, Henderson; Gordon, Jota, Oxlade-Chamberlain
How To Watch Arsenal Vs Liverpool EFL Cup Live Online Worldwide?
UK: This EFL Cup semifinal game will be broadcast live in the UK on the SkySports tv channel and the SkySports Go app. The match kicks off at 7:45 pm UK time
United States: US viewers can watch the match live on ESPN+.
Venue: Emirates Stadium
What Time Arsenal Vs Liverpool EFL Cup Semifinal Tie Starts Worldwide?
Arsenal vs Liverpool is scheduled for a 7:45 pm GMT kick-off on Thursday, January 6, 2022.