Arsenal will be hoping to return to winning ways when they take on Chelsea in the Premier League.
The Gunners suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of the reigning champions Manchester City on Sunday. Meanwhile, Chelsea kicked off their campaign with a comfortable 3-0 win over Huddersfield.
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil played the full 90 minutes against City. The 29-year-old started in midfield before being pushed forward into a more advanced role.
Saturday’s clash takes place at Stamford Bridge, kick-off is scheduled for 17:30 (GMT).
Arsenal team news:
Star playmaker Mesut Ozil is available for selection this weekend and is expected to start for the north London based club.
Manager Unai Emery has a major injury headache in defence going into the Londer derby. Both Nachi Monreal and Sead Kolasinac have been ruled out with injuries.
Meanwhile, Maitland-Niles is also a major doubt. The Spanish tactician could deploy summer signing Sebastian Litchstiener at left-back and has even tried playing Danny Welbeck in defence this week during training.
Laurent Koscielny will miss out as he continues his recovery from a long-term calf injury.