The striker has failed to impress for club or country this season.
The Gunners boss is also hoping to have Petr Cech and Aaron Ramsey back for next week’s clash with West Ham United.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been impressive once again, and Danny Mills believes he edges Leicester and West Ham stars as player of the year.
Leeds United are preparing for their weekend clash against Rotherham United.
The Leeds United midfielder was named on the bench against Huddersfield Town.
Chris Waddle believes Jonjo Shelvey should be in the England squad.
The Sunderland manager says "the door is still open" for the former Arsenal man to return if he can sort out his personal issues.
Mustapha Carayol will arrive back with the Leeds United squad on Friday morning.
The Spurs youngster has been a revelation for club and country this season.
Once a child prodigy at Southampton, and now desperately short of form and confidence, Theo Walcott's career seems to have stalled at Arsenal.
Just how many exciting teenagers will Tottenham Hotspur fans see in their under-21 side this season?
The teenager will be hoping to gain some first-team football this campaign.
Arsenal legend Ian Wright says that he is jealous of Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea’s Champions League results this week.