David Luiz is a confirmed absentee, but Arsenal could also be without two fledglings and a midfield general for the clash with Liverpool.
Having felt compelled to apologise for his mistake against Burnley, Arsenal's Granit Xhaka has received some timely praise.
Granit Xhaka memohon maaf kepada peminat Arsenal berikutan kesilapannya yang menghadiahkan Burnley gol penyamaan untuk seri 1-1 di Turf Moor, malam tadi.
Granit Xhaka's tendency to make goal-costing errors dented Arsenal, while Southampton finally claimed a much-needed victory.
Granit Xhaka's blunder gave Burnley their equaliser against Arsenal, and the midfielder did not attempt to hide after the game.
Granit Xhaka's howler and the reversal of a late penalty award compounded Arsenal's frustrations in a 1-1 draw at Burnley.
Mikel Arteta's approach is putting Arsenal on the path to achieving "something special" and Granit Xhaka thinks it could happen soon.
Edinson Cavani had a big impact from the bench once more while Tottenham started apace in the latest Premier League weekend.
Granit Xhaka has gone from being an Arsenal villain to a goal hero inside a fortnight, much to the relief of manager Mikel Arteta.
Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland reportedly tops Chelsea's transfer wish list.