ARSENAL will wear an all-red strip for the first time in almost 40 years against West Brom.
The Gunners are ditching their white shorts to keep away from a kit conflict tomorrow on the Hawthorns.
Premier League guidelines state: “When playing in league matches the players of each participating club shall wear strip which is of a sufficient contrast that match officials, spectators and television viewers will be able to distinguish clearly between the two teams.”
Both sides’ first strips embrace white shorts and white on their sleeves however because the Baggies are taking part in at home, they’ve precedence in selecting what they’ll wear.
Arsenal’s blue away and black third kit had been deemed an excessive amount of of a conflict with West Brom’s home colors.
And it’s understood the Gunners favor not to combine their very own strips collectively, ruling out using shorts from both of these strips.
Arsenal gamers wore red shorts on a snowy Boxing Day conflict against Southampton at Highbury in 1970 as white didn’t stand out in the winter climate.
An Alexandre Lacazette double noticed the Gunners beat West Brom 2-zero at home in September – sporting the usual home kit.
Nacho Monreal is uncertain for tomorrow’s conflict with an ankle harm, whereas Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud are each out.