Romelu Lukaku puts Jose Mourinho in a selection dilemma when Liverpool endangers the unbeaten run of Arsenal

Romelu Lukaku puts Jose Mourinho in a selection dilemma when Liverpool endangers the unbeaten run of Arsenal

The Premier League spoils us with seven games this Saturday.

The choice fell on the tea-time fight between Arsenal and Liverpool in the Emirates on Saturday, while Manchester United played in the first game against Bournemouth.

Tottenham's away trip to Wolves closes the Saturday list of TV games, while Leicester City plays for the first time ever since its owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was tragically killed in a helicopter strike.

Will Romelu Lukaku be recalled?

Lukaku has not scored in nine games (picture: Getty)

How annoying for Romelu Lukaku was that he landed for the first time in his career at Manchester United as a former club Everton in Old Trafford.

The Belgian was replaced by Marcus Rashford on the starting grid of Jose Mourinho and missed a seated sitter as he came off the bench in the last twenty minutes at the Theater of Dreams.

Lukaku's draw will result in his run being extended to nine games in the red jersey without a goal, and United took advantage of Marcus Rashford's youthful exuberance last weekend.

Mourinho is an admirer of Lukaku and believes that the Belgian is one of the few United first-team players to share his winning mentality.

But without Lukaku, United looked undoubtedly smoother last weekend. Whether or not Lukaku is recalled tells us a lot about Mourinho's way of thinking and the direction his United team is taking.

Can Liverpool uncover Arsenal's "misleading" run?

Arsenal unbeaten on 12 games (Image: Getty)

There has been much talk about the unbeaten run of Arsenal in 12 games, and the confidence of the fans in the Emirates has risen again.

Unai Emery had the toughest starts in his first two games with Chelsea and Manchester City, but Arsenal made an impressive 11-match run after that.

Crystal Palace ended a 2-2 draw this week, but Liverpool are the biggest threat to the unbeaten run.

Salah has recaptured his form (Image: Getty)

Given the games against Chelsea and City came so early in the season and before Emery was in the club, this looks like the Spaniard's first big test as Gunners boss.

Liverpool has been caught offensive this season and looks much more controlled. Can Arsenal – hurt by back problems – keep your hands off it?

Hearbroken Leicester City is back in action a week after the owner's tragic death

The team from Leicester City has confirmed that it is ready to play again (Image: Getty)

Leicester City plays for the first time since Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's tragic pass when they face Cardiff City on Saturday.

The foxes postponed their Carabao Cup fight against Southampton, but the club wants to play in remembrance of their owner this weekend.

Coach Claude Puel has confirmed that the players have decided to play again, and the French said the players feel a "responsibility" for the 61-year-old.

In truth, the result will not matter, but after the most traumatic week in the club's history, Leicester will want to play in memory of its owner.

Will Eden Hazard come back?

It is unlikely that Eden Hazard will launch against Crystal Palace (Image: Getty)

Chelsea destroyed the allegations that they relied too much on Eden Hazard during their 4-0 win over Burnley last week.

The Belgian played back the game in Turf Moor with a back injury and was ruled out again when the blues on Tuesday canceled Derby County by Frank Lampard at Stamford Bridge.

Hazard was expected to play against Crystal Palace on Sunday, but Maurizio Sarri has suggested that he will only be fit for a seat on the bench.

With Liverpool against Arsenal, it's probably a good chance for the Blues to have some distance from Jürgen Klopp's men.

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