Soccer – Wenger to rest key duo

Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Alexis Sanchez and Mezut Ozil will not feature in Arsenal's FA Cup third round clash at Preston North End. Wenger has also revealed that the hamstring injury Francis Coquelin sustained during the 3-3 draw at Bournemouth on Tuesday will keep the French midfielder out of action for four weeks. "I haven't decided on the team yet. It depends on everyone's fitness levels but we will play with around 90 per cent of the first-team squad," said Wenger. "I will rest Alexis Sanchez and Mezut Ozil but the FA Cup is a big priority for us." Arsenal are 13/2 with bet365 to beat Preston 2-1 on Saturday evening and 15/2 to win the FA Cup outright this season.

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