Arsenal need four players to step up after Gunners miss out on Douglas Luiz transfer

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Emile Smith Rowe

Like Vieira, Smith Rowe wouldn’t play in a deeper role. But, as he has done as a substitute of late, he can slot into the two more advanced midfielders.

Doubts over Martin Odegaard’s fitness could also hand Smith Rowe an opportunity. Odegaard limped off late on against Villa.

Marquinhos

Young Brazilian Marquinhos is not a midfielder and therefore not a replacement for Elneny or Partey. However, with the likes of Vieira and Smith Rowe having to play deeper, Marquinhos could be given a chance in attack, especially in Europe.

Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli will not be able to play every game. Marquinhos has scored three goals in three games for the under-21 side and has been on the bench for the first team in the last two matches.

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