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01 December 2019 16:39

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Benik Afobe announces tragic news that two-year-old daughter Amora has died from a severe infection, Bristol City dedicate Huddersfield win

Fixture: Norwich City vs Arsenal Arsenal have officially named their starting line-up and substitutes to lock horns with Daniel Farke's Norwich City outfit at Carrow Road this afternoon. The Gunners opted to sack Unai Emery as manager on Friday following a poor run of results, with Freddie Ljungberg having been placed in interim charge. The Swede will be keen for Arsenal to make a winning start to his time in the dugout as he bids to make an impact and steer the club closer to the top four. Ljungberg has Bernd Leno in goal, while at the back he opts to play Calum Chambers, Shkodran Mustafi, David Luiz and Sead Kolasinac. Further up the pitch the Arsenal interim boss selects Granit Xhaka and Matteo Guendouzi, while Joe Willock and Mesut Ozil start.

If Ljungberg needs to make changes then he has an array of options available on the bench, including Kieran Tierney and Sokratis. Arsenal Team vs Norwich City Leno, Chambers, Luiz, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Willock, Ozil, Lacazette, Aubameyang Norwich City host Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday (December 1) at Carrow Road Stadium. Arsenal are doing comparatively better, sitting at the eighth position with 18 points in 13 matches played, the hosts Norwich City are at 18th position with just 10 points. The Premier League 2019 Norwich City vs Arsenal match will start at 7:30 PM. It will be the first match that Arsenal play after the sacking of Unai Emery.

Speaking on behalf of the Arsenal board and the club's owners, Josh Kroenke said, "Our most sincere thanks go to Unai and his colleagues who were unrelenting in their efforts to get the club back to competing at the level we all expect and demand. We have asked Freddie Ljungberg to take responsibility for the first team as interim head coach. The search for a new head coach is underway and we will make a further announcement when that process is complete." Premier League 2019-20 Norwich City Possible Starting XI vs Arsenal: Krul; Aarons, Zimmermann, Godfrey, Byram; Stiepermann, McLean, Trybull; Cantwell, Hernandez and Pukki. Premier League 2019-20 Arsenal Possible Starting XI vs Norwich City: Leno; Bellerin, Chambers, Sokratis, Tierney; Torreira, Guendouzi; Pepe, Willock, Aubameyang and Lacazette Where to watch Premier League 2019-20 Norwich City vs Arsenal match live in India (TV channels)? Norwich City will face the Arsenal challenge at 7:30 PM on Sunday.

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Bristol City striker Benik Afobe has announced the 'devastating news' that his two-year-old daughter has passed away. On Sunday morning, the 26-year-old released a statement revealing Amora died on Friday having 'unexpectedly developed a severe infection'. "It is with an extremely heavy heart that the Afobe family have today confirmed the devastating news that their first child, their beloved daughter Amora, 2, passed away late on Friday evening," it read. Getty Images - Getty 1 Afobe is currently on loan at Bristol City from Stoke "Unfortunately she then suffered a number of serious complications and, despite doctors doing absolutely everything that they possibly could, Amora passed away peacefully with the love of her family by her side. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Stoke City are with Benik Afobe following this morning's tragic news.

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pic.twitter.com/nVXQTtLfZx — Stoke City FC (@stokecity) December 1, 2019 Afobe joined Bristol City on loan from Stoke in the summer and the Championship club tweeted: "The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Stoke City are with Benik Afobe following this morning's tragic news. Another former club, Wolves, said: "Our hearts break for Benik Afobe and his family following the tragic news of his daughter's passing this weekend. Our hearts break for Benik Afobe and his family following the tragic news of his daughter's passing this weekend. The Wolves family are with you, Benik. pic.twitter.com/TYcXyAc7PJ — Wolves (@Wolves) December 1, 2019 Bristol City, meanwhile, dedicated the 5-2 win against Huddersfield to Afobe and his wife, Lois. Players were told the tragic news immediately after wards and chief executive, Mark Ashton, said: "The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Bristol City are with Benik and his wife Lois at this tragic time. We cannot imagine the heartache they are feeling and we will do all we can to support them." Head coach, Lee Johnson said: "I'd like to dedicate that win to the big man and his family – much love to you all." Bristol City striker Benik Afobe is mourning the death of his daughter Amora. The 26-year-old released a statement on Sunday, saying he and his family were "devastated and heartbroken" after their two-year-old girl died on Friday following an infection. "It is with an extremely heavy heart that the Afobe family have today confirmed the devastating news that their first child, their beloved daughter Amora, 2, passed away late on Friday evening," the statement read. Unfortunately she then suffered a number of serious complications and despite doctors doing absolutely everything that they possibly could, Amora passed away peacefully with the love of her family by her side. "The entire family have been left totally devastated and heartbroken, and would like to ask that their privacy is respected at this incredibly difficult time." Bristol City's chief executive Mark Ashton added: "The thoughts and prayers of everyone at Bristol City are with Benik and his wife Lois at this tragic time. "We cannot imagine the heartache they are feeling and we will do all we can to support them." Afobe's former teammate and close friend Jack Wilshere was one of many players to offer his condolences, saying: "Benik, my brother, my words will never mean enough to express how deeply sorry I am for your loss, and I know that no words will heal the pain in your hearts right now, just know I am here for you, Lois and your family always. "You, Lois and Alba are our family. And Amora's infectious smile will live on in our hearts forever.