Arsenal’s medical team have confirmed that Sokratis is available for selection this week after recovering from a dead leg sustained in the win over Everton.
The Greece international had suffered the injury, which ruled him out of the Carabao Cup game with Brentford, in a collision with Theo Walcott.
Emile Smith Rowe, who made his first start on Wednesday, is a doubt for the weekend. The chances are he probably wouldn’t have featured anyway, but he’s suffered a knock to his hip.
Elsewhere, Dinos Mavropanos, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Laurent Koscielny continue their rehabilitation from groin, fibula and Achilles injuries respectively.