Arsene Wenger is without at least two regular starters for the visit of the Boro.
Arsenal came out 3-2 winners in the game against Swansea City at the weekend.
The midfielder has made a strong start to life with Arsenal since joining in the summer.
Xhaka was taking part in a Twitter Q&A and says the Frenchman is a Gunners legend.
As Aaron Ramsey and Francis Coquelin return from injury, will their respective claims for a starting berth affect the balance of the Arsenal squad?
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has a big choice to make in the centre of his midfield.
The Arsenal fans have given the midfielder the nickname following his long range goals in recent weeks.
This summer, Arsenal made five signings - three senior players and two youngsters. But which one has been the best value so far?
The two players have enjoyed strong starts to their Arsenal careers.
Arsenal are in the midst of a fine run of form, with new signing Granit Xhaka impressing thus far.
Can Arsenal make it five Premier League wins in a row when they take on Burnley this Sunday?
It was a fantastic night for Arsenal's new boys as they put Nottingham Forest to the sword in a 4-0 win at the City Ground.
Arsenal face familiar faces Nicklas Bendtner and Henri Lansbury in the EFL Cup third round fixture against Nottingham Forest this evening.