Arsenal v Swansea City

Match preview

27 Oct 2017
Renato Sanches, Swansea

Arsenal have no new injury concerns but remain without Shkodran Mustafi (thigh), Calum Chambers (hip), Danny Welbeck and David Ospina (both groin).

Swansea City's Martin Olsson (hamstring) is expected to miss out. Wilfried Bony (hamstring) and Renato Sanches (thigh) are definitely unavailable. 

Did you know?

Arsenal can win back-to-back Premier League matches against Swansea City for the first time.

Swansea City have won three times away at  Emirates Stadium in the Premier League – only Chelsea have defeated Arsenal more often there (4).

This will be Arsene Wenger’s 800th PL match in charge of Arsenal – only Sir Alex Ferguson (810) has managed more  in the competition.

Olivier Giroud has been directly involved in five goals in seven PL starts against Swansea (three goals, two assists).

What the managers say

Arsene Wenger: "Ozil, Alexis and Lacazette were very efficient at Everton, and they have to be efficient on Saturday."

See: Wenger reveals key to beating Swansea

Paul Clement: "It’s very tight in the bottom positions. We are in a group of teams on eight points, and then there are a lot more teams going up to 12 or 13 points. That gap is absolutely nothing."

See: Olsson setback for Clement

Referee: Lee Mason
Assistants: Harry Lennard, Derek Eaton
Fourth official: Lee Probert

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