Arsene Wenger is sweating over the fitness of defender Sead Kolasinac who is a major doubt to face Manchester City on Sunday.
The full-back is struggling to shrug off a hip problem and looks set to join fellow crocked Gunners David Ospina, Shkodran Mustafi, Calum Chambers, Santi Cazorla and Danny Welbeck on the sidelines.
Vincent Kompany and Benjamin Mendy remain injured, but Pep Guardiola otherwise has a fully fit squad to pick from.
Arsene Wenger is set to recall a string of star names after making eleven changes to the side that took on Red Star Belgrade mid-week.
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Arsenal fans were given hope Kolasinac would be involved in the starting eleven after he was omitted from their injury list on Friday.
Arsenal are currently nine points behind City, who have won all but one of their league games this season and are five points clear at the top of the table.
MANCHESTER CITY SQUAD
Danilo, Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Mangala
Delph, Toure, Gundogan, Fernandinho, De Bruyne, Sane, Sterling, D Silva, B Silva
Mertesacker, Holding, Koscielny, Monreal, Debuchy, Bellerin, Nelson, Kolasinac (doubt)
Maitland-Niles, Ramsey, Wilshere, Xhaka, Elneny, Willock, Ozil
Giroud, Walcott, Sanchez, Iwobi, Lacazette, Nketiah