Arsenal travel to Swansea this weekend knowing that they face a tough game against opponents who have been more than a little annoying in recent seasons by insisting on beating us.
We also know that we will see a return to the side of the players who were rested midweek but the injury list is growing more than a little concerning in a familiar fashion.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott will miss at least the next three matches after picking up their respective injuries in the midweek shambles.
Reports emerged this week that Danny Welbeck’s knee could still be a bit of a problem with surgery not fixing the issue. There has been no confirmation from the club regarding any setback, but that means little.
Tomas Rosicky is not expected back until the new year as he recovers from his own knee injury while Jack is expected back around the same time after his ankle fracture.
David Ospina’s shoulder will keep him out until after the next international break. Mikel Arteta’s latest injury to his ankle meant that he missed out against the Owls. No-one has any clue what the problem is or when he’ll be back.
Finally, Aaron Ramsey is still side lined with the hamstring problem he picked up against Bayern Munich.