While Thomas Partey remains out, his condition is improving, and concerns remain regarding Oleksandr Zinchenko and Gabriel Jesus. But Takehiro Tomiyasu is back from his Asian Cup commitments and at Arteta’s disposal.
Lukasz Fabianski, a former Arsenal player, might fill in for injured players Michail Antonio and Lucas Paqueta. Goalkeeper Alphonse Areola is also a question mark. David Moyes will have to make a difficult choice about Kalvin Phillips because of his struggles since coming.