Arsenal's indifferent start to the season could take a giant stride in the right direction ahead of their Champions League campaign with a victory over rivals Stoke.
• Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny to return from injury
• Danny Welbeck ruled out for six months
• Jack Wilshere suffers set-back in recovery from ankle injury
• Arsenal lie sixth in the Premier League table
• Winless Stoke down in the relegation zone in 18th
Arsenal: Cech; Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Cazorla; Ramsey, Ozil, Sanchez; Walcott.
Subs: Ospina, Debuchy, Gibbs, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Campbell, Giroud
Stoke: Butland; Bardsley, Cameron, Muniesa, Pieters; Whelan (c), van Ginkel; Diouf, Shaqiri, Arnautovic; Joselu
Subs: Given, Wollscheid, Wilson, Ireland, Sidwell, Bojan, Crouch
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