Crystal Palace v Arsenal

Arsenal travel to Selhurst Park to take on Crystal Palace on Sunday hoping to bounce back from their disappointing opening day loss to West Ham.

The Gunners were shocked 2-0 by the Hammers last weekend as Cheikhou Kouyate and Mauro Zarate netted either side of half-time at the Emirates in a debut to forget for new goalkeeper Petr Cech.

Arsene Wenger will be keen to see his side put in a solid performance in what is another London derby against a compeitive Palace outfit, who toppled newcomers Norwich City on the opening day of the campaign.

The Frenchman is boosted by the news that Jack Wilshere is on the recovery trail following another ankle problem, though the clash comes too soon for the England international who is expected to return early next month.

Other casulaties include Danny Welbeck and Tomas Rosicky (both knee), with the Czech international expected to miss up to three months after picking up an injury while on international duty.

Some good news for Arsenal is the return to the starting line-up of Alexis Sanchez, who makes his full return to Premier League action after a brief cameo against West Ham.

Palace, meanwhile, will be confident of getting a result against the reeling Gunners after a convincing victory on the opening weekend, though manager Alan Pardew will be wary of a response from Wenger's men.

The former Newcastle boss is still without attackers Fraizer Campbell, Mourane Chamakh (both hamstring), Kwesi Appiah (knee) and first-choice goalkeeper Julian Speroni, who remians sidelined with a finger injury.

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