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Everything you need to know: Arsenal v Hammers

West Ham return to Premier League action on Boxing Day against the current league leaders Arsenal.

The Irons have been on a run of three successive defeats and will need to get points on the board quickly if they are to climb clear of the relegation zone.

Here’s everything you need to know!


Arsenal v West Ham United – Premier League.


The game will take place at the Emirates Stadium.


The game will kick off at 20:00 on Monday.


The game will air live on Prime Video in the UK.

The match will be aired elsewhere in the world with a full list HERE and will be available on internet streams

Injury news – West Ham

There are doubts over whether the Hammers’ World Cup quarter-finalists, and beyond, will be fit. That means there are doubts over Declan Rice, Nayef Aguerd and Alphonse Areola, along with Lucas Paqueta.

In terms of injuries, Mikey Antonio is a doubt, as are Maxwel Cornet, Aaron Cresswell, Gianluca Scamacca, and Kurt Zouma.

Injury news – Arsenal

Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko are out. There are doubts over Albert Lokonga, Emile Smith Rowe, Reiss Nelson and Takehiro Tomiyasu.

Last five meetings

The Hammers have not won any of their last five games against Arsenal, losing four and drawing one.

Match Officials

Michael Oliver will be the referee.

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About Dave Langton

A journalist with 10 years' experience of working on National newspapers, now chief reporter covering the club that I've loved since I was a boy. Upton Park remains the greatest football stadium ever built.

One comment on “Everything you need to know: Arsenal v Hammers

  1. So it’s not a case of whether we will lose. It’s more a case of by how many!

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