Swansea v Arsenal preview
Arsenal will give fitness tests to midfielder Aaron Ramsey (thigh) and Mathieu Flamini (shoulder) ahead of the trip to face Swansea in Saturday's late game, live on Sky Sports 1HD.
England forward Theo Walcott has responded well to surgery on a minor abdominal problem, but is now set for up to five weeks' recovery time.
Czech playmaker Tomas Rosicky (thigh) could return for next week's Champions League game against Napoli, but Santi Cazorla (ankle), Yaya Sanogo (back), Lukas Podolski (hamstring), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Abou Diaby (both knee) are all out.
Captain Ashley Williams is a major doubt to start against the Gunners.
The Wales defender has been struggling with an ankle injury and manager Michael Laudrup says he has less than a 50 per cent chance of featuring, with Jordi Amat set to deputise.
Pablo Hernandez will again miss out to due to a hamstring injury.