Arsenal vs Bournemouth: Latest team news, injury latest and predicted lineup
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Arsenal looking to keep top spot this weekend (Picture: Getty)

have a clean bill of heading into Saturday’s showdown with with Jurrien Timber edging closer to his return.

The summer signing from Ajax suffered an ACL injury on the opening weekend of the Premier League season but returned to action for the Under-21s on 22 April – playing 45 minutes

He got another 70 minutes under his belt last weekend against Liverpool, not making the senior squad for Sunday’s derby against Tottenham as a result.

on Saturday afternoon.

The Under-21 side are in action against Manchester United on Friday night which could provide a clearer indication of Mikel Arteta’s weekend plans for the Dutchman.

Arteta has an otherwise fully fit squad to choose from after their 3-2 win over Tottenham as their gear up for their final three games of the season.

The Gunners remain a point ahead of Manchester City having played a game more and following their weekend clash against Bournemouth, head to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United on Sunday 12 May.

Arteta’s side can’t afford any slip-ups (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal end their season at home to Everton on 19 May.

Kai Havertz, who was on target again at the weekend, has started his side’s last two games at the focal point of attack with three goals in those wins over Chelsea and Tottenham.

Bournemouth will head to the capital off the back of their thumping 3-0 win over Brighton.

Predicted Arsenal XI to take on Bournemouth: Raya, White, Saliba, Gabriel, Tomiyasu, Odegaard, Partey, Rice, Saka, Havertz, Trossard

Predicted Bournemouth XI to take on Arsenal: Travers, Smith, Senesi, Zabarnyi, Kelly, Ouattara, Scott, Cook, Kluivert, Unal, Solanke

Arsenal vs Bournemouth kick off time and TV channel

The Gunners kick off Saturday’s action against Bournemouth with their lunchtime kick-off scheduled for 12:30pm BST.

Live coverage of the match is available on TNT Sports 1 and to stream via the Discovery + app.