Arsenal v Shrewsbury preview

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's Carling Cup third-round clash between Arsenal and Shrewsbury at Emirates Stadium.

Last Updated: 20/09/11 at 09:51

Park: Set for debut

Park: Set for debut

More of the games that matter

Watch Manchester City v Manchester United live only on Sky Sports this Super Sunday. Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Korean striker Chu Young Park, Japanese forward Ryo Miyaichi and fellow 18-year-old Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are all expected to make their full debuts for Arsenal.

Marouane Chamakh, Emmanuel Frimpong, Carl Jenkinson and Francis Coquelin are also likely to feature while Wenger rests some senior players.

Shrewsbury are expected to be without first-choice centre-backs Ian Sharps and Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Shrews skipper Sharps pulled up nursing a calf problem in the warm-up prior to Saturday's 3-2 victory at Port Vale, while central defensive partner Cansdell-Sherriff was forced off after just 20 minutes nursing a hamstring strain.

Sharps, whose injury is not as bad as first feared, stands a remote chance of being rushed back for the encounter although Saturday's home clash against Torquay is a more likely target, but Cansdell-Sherriff is facing around two weeks on the sidelines.

Striker Terry Gornell serves the final game of his three-match suspension, meaning James Collins is again likely to start alongside Marvin Morgan in attack.

Shrewsbury travel to the Emirates Stadium high in confidence having won six of their last eight games in all competitions, but the same cannot be said for a troubled Gunners side whose 4-3 defeat at Blackburn on Saturday made it the club's worst start to a season for 58 years.

Yet Arsene Wenger's side, runners-up to Birmingham at Wembley last term, have not failed to make it to at least the quarter-finals of the competition since 2002/03.

Arsenal (from): Fabianski, Almunia, Mannone, Coquelin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Song, Benayoun, Miyaichi, Gervinho, Santos, Frimpong, Chamakh, Park, Djourou, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Jenkinson.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Capital One Cup Fixtures

There are no fixtures at present.

Footer 365

Championship Chat: Owner hurting Leeds

James Dixon calls for Leeds owner Massimo Cellino to stop interfering in the club and also blasts the heads of Birmingham and Blackpool.

Transfer News: Hull's Tom Ince joins Nottingham Forest on loan until December 28

Nottingham Forest have signed Tom Ince on loan from Hull City on a deal until December 28.

Blackpool confirm appointment of Lee Clark as manager on rolling contract

Lee Clark has been confirmed as the new manager of Championship club Blackpool on a one-year rolling contract.

Mail Box

Wenger Kept His Pride By Turning Down Cesc

What message would it have sent if Wenger had allowed those that walked out to stroll back in? Plus, why Pochettino needs to adapt and the folly of limiting yourself...

You Can't Laud Rodgers But Lambast AVB

If Rodgers is praised despite Suarez, you can't say AVB only did well through Bale. Plus, a lot more of 2Players1Name, and why Tom Huddlestone set a trend...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property