Arsenal are on an upward trajectory ahead of their clash with Newcastle in the next slate of Premier League fixtures.
The Gunners have been listless for the majority of 2020/21 so far, but three wins and a draw in succession mark a sign of progress to ease the pressure on Mikel Arteta.
They’re still a long way short of their pre-season expectations of a Europa League place or more, but a new-found resilience at the back is serving Arsenal well.
As for Newcastle, the pressure is mounting on Steve Bruce to turn around his hometown team’s fortunes.
The Magpies have failed to win any of their last eight games across all competitions and became the first team to be defeated by Sheffield United this season in their last outing as they themselves continue to slide towards the drop.
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When is Arsenal v Newcastle on TV?
Arsenal v Newcastle will take place on Monday 18th January 2021.
What time is kick-off?
Arsenal v Newcastle will kick off at 8pm.
There are numerous Premier League games taking place this weekend including Liverpool v Man Utd.
What TV channel is Arsenal v Newcastle on?
You can watch the game live on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event from 7pm.
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How to live stream Arsenal v Newcastle online
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Arsenal v Newcastle team news
Arsenal: Kieran Tierney was a shock absentee against Palace as a precaution due to muscle tightness. He remains a doubt to start here.
Gabriel Martinelli and Pablo Mari are also listed as doubts, but otherwise Arteta has a near-full squad to select from.
Newcastle: Ryan Fraser will miss the game against a side who were interested in signing him before Newcastle swooped.
Allan Saint-Maximin remains absent due to the after-effects of COVID-19, while Paul Dummett, Jamaal Lascelles, Jonjo Shelvey and Jamal Lewis are all doubts.
Our prediction: Arsenal v Newcastle
Arsenal are not fixed, they’re not ‘back’, they’re not at full tilt, but they are taking steps and making steady progress.
Arteta needs to strike the right balance between defensive stability and attacking freedom, but he appears to be getting closer to that end goal.
A victory could lift the Gunners above Chelsea and into more familiar waters this weekend depending on other results, and Newcastle are in no shape to pose a clinical threat to their chances.
Our prediction: Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle
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