Arsenal Watch: Calum Chambers

Calum Chambers made his return to Fulham’s starting lineup to earn his fifth Premier League appearance for the club in their midday clash against Javi Garcia’s Watford. The Cottagers conceded early on in the fixture but they managed to salvage a draw thanks to a goal from forward Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Despite signing a long-term contract with Arsenal back in July, the Gunners’ new manager, Unai Emery, decided to send the Englishman out on loan so he could get consistent game time in the Premier League. If rumours are to be believed, a handful of clubs expressed their interest in signing the 23-year-old on a season-long loan. In the end, it was Fulham who were able to finalise the deal to bolster their defensive options.

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Arsenal Watch: Lucas Torreira

Arsenal target Lucas Torreira made his first official start of the 2018 World Cup for Uruguay in their 3-0 win against the hosts, Russia. The 22-year-old is still fairly new to international football having only made his debut in a friendly against Czech Republic in March.

Rather than utilise a 3-5-2 formation that was initially widely anticipated before kick-off, Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez instead opted to utilise the 4-4-2 formation he’s commonly used but with a diamond in midfield to provide more balance to the team.

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