Arsenal will be desperate to rediscover their winning form when they take on Bournemouth at Dean Court on Sunday.
The Gunners have now failed to win in their last four Premier League games, including three draws and another defeat to Chelsea.
That has seen them slip off the pace in the title race, leaving them five poits adrift of league leaders Leicester City, a run of results which represents their worst spell of the season, broken only by an narrow 2-1 success over Burnley in the FA Cup.
The Cherries, meanwhile, have enjoyed two wins and a draw from their last three matches, keeping the relegation zone a safe distance below them.
Their aim now will be to take a point or three off the title hopefuls after being comfortably beaten 2-0 on their trip to the Emirates Stadium in late December.
Bournemouth will be looking forward to the return of Junior Stanislas (knee), but will have to make do without Callum Wilson (anterior cruciate ligament), Tyrone Mings (knee), and Max Gradel (anterior cruciate ligament).
The Arsenal midfielder will have to cope without the injured trio of Tomas Rosicky (thigh muscle), Santi Cazorla (knee), and Jack Wilshere (calf/shin), but manager Arsene Wenger will otherwise have a full squad to choose from.