Arsenal are certainly up against it after a 3-1 defeat to Monaco in the first-leg of their Champions League tie, but these three matches offer some hope.
In Wednesday night's second Coupe de la Ligue semi-final, Sebastian Squillaci takes on Dimitar Berbatov in a mini North London derby
All the news and gossip from The Emirates this Friday.
Theo Walcott, Laurent Koscielny, Aaron Ramsey and Santi Cazorla have all returned from international duty worse for wear while Tomas Rosicky also has some explaining to do ahead of the game with Sunderland.
All the news and gossip from The Emirates over the past 24 hours.
Either on loan or on permanent deals which quintet should be sent packing by Arsenal in the current transfer window
News and gossip from The Emirates in the past 24 hours.
Arsenal want the Montpellier man but they will be left desperately short of defensive cover if they let him go. Could throwing Sebastian Squillaci into proceedings give them the edge over AC Milan in a January transfer battle?