Arsenal are without the injured Theo Walcott for their their visit to the Stadium of Light to play Sunderland. In midfield, the Egyptian Mohamed Elneny has been handed a rare start by Wenger.
German midfielder Mesut Ozil scored his first ever professional hat-trick as the Gunners thrashed Bulgarian minnows PFC Ludogorets 6-0 in their Champions League group stage encounter.
Arsenal have fielded a very strong starting XI against Swansea City as the Gunners look to pick up where they left off after the international break.
Arsene Wenger has completed 20 years at Arsenal FC, going through the whole gamut of emotion from the height of invisibility to the bitter trophyless years. Throughout the years he has coached some of the best players who will ever wear an Arsenal shirt.
Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka scored yet another long distance screamer against Nottingham Forest as Arsenal demolished the Championship side 4-0 in the League Cup.
The Gunners were dominant in their 4-1 victory against Hull City on Saturday. Arsenal fans took to Twitter to celebrate the resurgence of their much criticized old boy and another quality performance from their South American sensation.
Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka scored his first goal for Arsenal against Hull City, and fans on Twitter took the opportunity to say something they've wanted to say for a long time.
French striker Olivier Giroud could be starting his first game for Arsenal this season, as manager Arsene Wenger says that he has improved his fitness over the past week.
Tottenham tasted bitter defeat on their return to the Champions League, and Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim said that Spurs' bitter rivals Arsenal had a part to play in their victory.
For the major part of the summer, fans were left frustrated as Arsenal remained inactive in the transfer market after the early signing of Granit Xhaka. During this period, an Arsenal insider had claimed that Arsene Wenger was planning a transfer 'madness' and now he has revealed what it was