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Sunderland v Arsenal preview, line up and score prediction

Sunderland vs Arsenal preview, match line up and predicted score line by KJ

Arsenal are back after the midweek international break (which included a MOTM performance by our very own Jack Wilshere). We go into this game after what was a hard-fought win against a defensively solid Stoke side who’s aim was to sit back and hope for the best.

Wenger – Newcastle made us suffer and Demba Ba was very impressive

Arsene Wenger refused to get into a discussion about Demba Ba’s contract situation before the game, but the Newcastle striker didn’t let the Arsenal rumours affect him and scored two great goals as the Toon restricted Arsenal to 3 goals apiece in the first hour of yesterday’s match.

Wenger explains why Stoke away is always difficult for Arsenal

Arsene Wenger is well aware that Arsenal seem to have a mental block when it comes to facing Stoke at the Brittannia Stadium, and have won their just once since the Potters were promoted to the Premier League, but after a disappointing opening draw to Sunderland last week the Gunners really need a win to show they are contenders this time around.

Chamakh needs to talk to Wenger if he wants to stay in reserves at Arsenal

Marouane Chamakh had very little chance to play for the Arsenal first team last season, and when he did figure he still seemed to be suffering his crisis of confidence which started the year before. Just one goal from 7 starts (plus 12 subs appearances) simply emphasised his profligacy in front of goal and it seemed certain that he would be sent back to Ligue 1 next season to recover his former skills.

Arsenal making it difficult for Sociedad to buy Carlos Vela

It seems that Arsene Wenger and Carlos Vela have never seen eye to eye since the Mexican international first arrived at Arsenal, and the French manager seemed to leave him out in the cold even when the Gunners were desperate for back up attackers.

Wenger – Stoke are always difficult but we simply MUST win the points

The Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has never been a great fan of Stoke City’s physical game and “rugby tactics”, but he knows they have grown into an established Premiership team that are very hard to beat, especially at the Britannia Stadium where they have lost just four times this season.