Arsenal will host Southampton in the EFL Cup on Wednesday night knowing that a win would take them to the semi-finals of the competition for the first time since the 2010-11 season.
Arsenal will face off against London rivals Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday knowing that nothing less than win will keep them in the chase for the long-awaited title.
London giants Arsenal have been put on alert after Julian Draxler revealed his intention to leave Wolfsburg next month.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed his intention to sign Franck Kessie in the New Year after Gunners scouts were spotted watching the player in action against AC Milan over the weekend.
Arsenal make the visit to City Ground to take on Championship side Nottingham Forest in the third round of the League Cup. Arsene Wenger is expected to ring the changes on Tuesday night, given he has not regarded the competition highly over the years. Former Gunners Henri Lansbury and Nicklas Bendtner will be on the opposition side, and will try to prove a point to their former employers.