Craig Pawson will be referee for Watford's home game against Arsenal on Monday evening.

The official has only taken charge of one previous Hornets fixture this season, when they lost 1-0 to Newcastle United at St James' Park back in November.

Pawson issued three red cards in his first four matches this season, but has since only found cause to brandish one further red, during Manchester City's 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in January.

Pawson officiated just two Watford matches last season, when he was in charge of the 3-0 FA Cup victory over Bristol City and the 1-0 away defeat to Huddersfield in the Premier League.