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Play Fantasy Arsene Wenger: Pick your team to face Everton

Sunday marks the last home game of the season and if Arsenal can avoid losing to Everton, then it will mark a whole campaign without a single loss at the Emirates Stadium.

The game could mark the final chance for a number of stars to play before their fans, with the likes of Jens Lehmann, Justin Hoyte, Philippe Senderos, Gilberto, Mathieu Flamini and Alexander Hleb all being linked with summer moves elsewhere, but such considerations probably won't come into Arsene Wenger's reasoning for team selection.

If Mad Jens is leaving then I'd hope he's given a final chance in goal as he has been a good servant to the club and it would be fitting if us fans were able to wish him a proper goodbye. Whether Le Gaffer will treat Mathieu Flamini in a similar manner if he's decided to quit Arsenal is another thing, but if the French midfielder signs a new contract, it would provide a great lift for players and fans alike.

Unfortunately Bacary Sagna has been ruled out of the remainder of the campaign with an injured ankle, so we're likely to see the same defensive line-up as we fielded against Derby on Monday, namely Kolo Toure, William Gallas, Alexandre Song and Gael Clichy. I'd prefer to see Emmanuel Eboue at right back, mind you, with Song on the bench as back-up...

I'd expect Flamini or Gilberto to replace Denilson in midfield for the Everton clash, alongside Cesc Fabregas, Theo Walcott and Eboue, although I'd like to see Armand Traore given a chance as our left winger. And up front I reckon Emmanuel Adebayor will partner Robin van Persie, if he's fit, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Nicklas Bendtner starting the game.

Share your thoughts on Sunday's starting line-up here, but for the record, here's who I'd play:

Lehmann
Eboue Toure Gallas Clichy
Walcott Fabregas Flamini Traore
Adebayor Van Persie

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Posted by Gordon Masson on May 1, 2008 9:51 AM in Debate of the Day| Players
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Lehmann
Eboue Toure Senderos Clichy
Walcott Denilson Flamini Traore
Adebayor Van Persie

Players rested rather than dropped there.

As always, youth on the bench please

Posted by: Jack | May 1, 2008 5:50 PM

Lehmann,toure,gallas,sendaros,clichy,denilson,gilberto,van parsie,walcott,bendtner,adebayor.

Posted by: Ani | May 5, 2008 5:51 PM

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