The Gunners are three points outside the Champions League qualification places with three games of the season remaining, and first up in the crucial run-in comes a trip to Stoke City, a club who have developed a notable rivalry with Wenger's side during their Premier League stay. Nevertheless, the two sides' contrasting form and a 3-1 win from Arsenal against Stoke in the reverse fixture will give the visitors hope.
Mark Hughes' men are also unbeaten in their last six home games against Arsenal, a run that stretches back to February 2010.
Will Saturday FINALLY be the day where Arsenal shake off their Stoke hoodoo and take one giant step to a top four finish?
They trail fourth-placed Manchester City by three points and third-placed Liverpool by four, with a game in hand over the Merseyside club.
"These were people who could play, but they could also play the ugly side of the game by putting their head in where it hurts and go to so-called awful stadiums to get a result".
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It's important, too, that we're staying on the same site. "Of course wins help to win so we want that". It is a game that we want to win and for sure they will want to win. "That's what we're going to do.
The Gunners came from behind to beat Stoke 3-1 at the Emirates Stadium in December - it was a win that put Arsene Wenger's side top of the table.
The Englishman sustained the injury in the midweek game against Southampton, and he is unlikely to be available before the FA Cup final, if at all.
Liverpool are better away from home but I think they'll slip up again, with West Ham willing to get up in their faces and take advantage of Liverpool's nerves.
The former Manchester City boss has no new injury concerns apart from long-term absentees Ibrahim Afellay and Stephen Ireland.
Meanwhile, Arsene Wenger has been on the losing side eight times in 26 matches in all competitions against Mark Hughes - the only manager he's lost more against is Sir Alex Ferguson (22).
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The tenacious defender has been tracked by both Arsenal and United for over a year, and Gimenez might be attracted to the riches of the Premier League.
"Arsenal's first ever Premier League visit to the then named 'Britannia Stadium", and it was most certainly one to forget.
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Peter Crouch is their top scorer with 8 goals this season.
Wenger insists he retains faith in the young fullback. The Hard Tackle predicts another comfortable win for the Gunners.
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