Confirmed: Arsenal under-21 line-up v West Brom - Diaby starts!

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Here's the Arsenal under-21 side to face West Brom in the under-21 Premier League this evening, kick-off at 19:00 GMT.

Arsenal Under-21s: Iliev, Bellerin, O'Connor, Ajayi, Ormonde-Ottewill, Coquelin, Diaby, Hayden, Crowley, Akpom, Campbell

Subs: Macey, Olsson, Moore, Zelalem, Maitland-Niles

Arsenal’s young guns head into this evening’s game against West Brom looking to improve on their first dropped points of the season.

Arsenal started the season well with a narrow 1-0 win against Reading before they were held to a draw by Derby County in their last game.

The Gunners have the same number of points as the three teams above them in division two of the under-21 Premier League and are only fourth on goal difference.

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This platform provides plenty of the club’s young players to grab the attention of first team boss Arsene Wenger, with some impressive performances while also allowing an opportunity for more established first team stars to nurse their way back to full match fitness.

The Baggies are a point behind Arsenal in the table as things stand, but they have played one game less which means they could open up a significant gap over the Gunners with a win this evening and a win in that extra fixture.

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