Lucas Perez starts up-front for Arsenal as Arsene Wenger looks to build momentum with an away win against Nottingham Forest in the EFL Cup.
Arsenal have reportedly made an offer for Torino full back Bruno Peres, while rejecting an offer for Kieren Gibbs from local rivals West Ham United.
Who will win this decisive battle?
Arsenal FC have enjoyed a good run of form in recent weeks and both Gibbs and Monreal have impressed and made sure they don't give up their place to the other.
Arsenal avenged their 5-1 loss to Spurs last season by thrashing them 4-1 this time round at their backyard. Samir Nasri converted two from the spot, Arshavin slotted home one while the young Henri Lansbury scored for the first time in Arsenal colors.
What started in a really bright fashion,ended rather dismally - that was Arsenal's season. For most parts of the season, they came close to leading the table, yet finished ten points behind the champions at the end. TheHardTackle's Sounak Mukherjee gives an analysis of the Gunners' individual performances.