Arteta’s side will be in the cap for the Carabao Cup quarter-last draw that happens on Saturday and some fans of the north London outfit have effectively named their fantasy rivals
The draw for the Carabao Cup quarter-last happens on the 30th of October.
What’s more, some Gunners fans have as of now uncovered their fantasy adversaries for the following round after what occurred on Tuesday.
Second half goals from Chambers and Nketiah were sufficient for the north Londoners to defeat Leeds at the Emirates and become the principal group to arrive at the quarter-last.
That is on the grounds that the other two fourth round ties on the night finished in a draw following an hour and a half, subsequently going right to a punishment shootout, with the Blues and Sunderland improving of Southampton and QPR individually.
Talking after the triumph in west London – which fixed their first appearance at this phase of the opposition since arriving at the last in the 2013/2014 season – supervisor Johnson was asked who he might want to draw straightaway.
As the most minimal positioned group left in this present season’s Carabao Cup, Sunderland will positively be the dark horses against whomever they’re drawn against.
In any case, an expected excursion to the Emirates Stadium in December doesn’t seem to fluster Johnson by any means.
“I’d love to have the Gunners away or Spurs away, or somebody like that,” Lee Johnson said. “Then, at that point, we will sit tight for the north Londoners when it is two legs.”
While a few fans of Arsenal have seen the amusing side to Lee Johnson’s remarks – particularly about pulling the ‘huge firearms’ in the semi-last – they are likewise in concession to Reddit that being combined with Sunderland would be the fantasy quarter-last tie.
u/Blocka25 said: “I trust we get them and put no less than 4 past them.”
Ripryz said: “That is entertaining reason I’d love Sunderland at home as well.”
Jaypanster said: “EFL get it going!”
ilikeredlemonade said: “Tbh we should confront them next round.”
Sunderland are one of seven possible adversaries for the Gunners in the Carabao Cup quarter-last close by London rivals the Blues and the victors of Wednesday’s excess five ties.
The draw will happen live on the October 30 on Sky Sports somewhere in the range of 10:00 and 12:00 on both Main Event and PL channel.