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Arsenal boss Emery reveals defensive trio set for Forest comeback

Arsenal boss Unai Emery admits their Carabao Cup tie with Nottingham Forest could mark several injury returns.

Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney are in line to play, along with Rob Holding.

"We are going to decide tomorrow but the first idea is if we can, they will have minutes on Tuesday," Emery said on Sunday. "This is the first idea, but it depends on tomorrow for their feelings and the decision for the first XI because we played today and we are going to play on Tuesday.

"It's not normal [to play again within] two days and we need fresh players and we need different players.

"Holding for example, he will play on Tuesday and we are going to decide tomorrow with Hector and with Tierney [if] we will want to use them. I don't know if that's starting in the first XI or after from the bench, or if they are feeling well."

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