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Will Arsenal prove doubters wrong and beat Magpies?

The first of two meetings with Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle is on Saturday and after Tuesday’s night’s events at Light Weight Lane, the FA Cup fourth round can’t come soon enough.

Arsenal have a chance to bounce back and show their criticss the Carling Cup elimination hasn’t had longer-term repercussions for the rest of the campaign.

I’d pair Nicklas Bendtner up front with Emmanuel Adebayor if I could. But it will probably be Eduardo who gets the nod alongside the Dane and I back him to get a goal or two.

Ade’s in great form himself with his sixteenth of the season at the Lane following his brace at Craven Cottage last weekend. The way’s he played recently, Togo’s failure to make the African Cup of Nations could actually may make our season.

Tomas Rosicky should be back in place of the ineffectual Abou Diaby and who partners William Gallas is anyone’s guess. Gilberto? Justin Hoyte? Or will Philippe Senderos and Johan Djourou return?

Kolo Toure partnered Senderos in the last round at Burnley and Traore started but was subbed.

If there is one area of the squad I think we are crying out for reinforcement at the moment it’s the centre-back position. Toure can’t come back from Ghana quick enough with Philippe Senderos still looking cumbersome, to put it politely, Djourou injured and out-of form since returning from Birmingham and Alex Song also in Africa with Cameroon, we’re stretched.

Jens Lehmann aside, I hope we pick a full-strength team and get back that winning feeling before the Premier League rematch four days later. Lehmann kept goal at Turf Moor and deserves to keep his place. But besides that, I’d go with the best available eleven.

Keegan hasn’t splashed Mike Ashley’s cash just yet so we have no excuses against a poor Newcastle defence. We’ve beaten them at Emirates Stadium once already this year, with Bendtner and Denilson securing the Carling Cup win.

Adebayor scored a spectacular volley in the Premier League fixture at St James’ Park but Newcastle were unlucky not to take all three points with a spirited second half display.

Can Arsenal get back to winning ways on Saturday? Share your views via the comments below…

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