Chelsea, wherein Mesut Ozil featured despite his own problems.
"It's a possibility. It's his preferred position but at the moment I have [Sead] Kolasinac out, [Nacho] Monreal out and I don't have much choice on the left side unless I play another young boy in Josh Da Silva".
"It's always hard to start well in the competition and when you play away against a Championship team - it's always very intense and the Championship teams are ready to face you".
Nottingham Forest caretaker manager Gary Brazil he will not be the manager of the Reds on a permanent basis.
"I will rotate a little bit because we have also come out of a very high-loaded period", he said.
Arsenal have a raft of injuries for the contest with striker Olivier Giroud and Wales ace Aaron Ramsey both sidelined with hamstring concerns.
Aaron Ramsey remains out with a hamstring injury and Granit Xhaka has been ruled out with a groin problem so Jack Wilshere is nearly certainly going to be rested this weekend after starting our last six games.
Paul Heckingbottom is top of Nottingham Forest's list as they continue to search for a new manager, according to a reliable football journalist.
Nottingham Forest and Arsenal will face each other at the City Ground in the FA Cup this afternoon.
Nottingham Forest have won one of their last 14 matches against the Gunners in all competitions (D4 L9), and lost 4-0 at the City Ground in the League Cup last season.
I am concerned about Arsenal here.
"We know though that if you get through that, what can be on the other side of it".
The Frenchman received a four-match ban for misconduct last January for pushing the fourth official after his team's 2-1 win against Burnley.
Shkodran Mustafi will be one to drop out while Calum Chambers seems to be just ahead of Rob Holding in the pecking order, despite his horror show against Chelsea, so he might be rested with Holding starting in the FA Cup tie.