Arsene Wenger says that Laurent Koscielny's Achilles injury could be serious as the defender faces a scan today on the problem that forced him off at half-time on Sunday.
The Gunners' 2-2 draw with Manchester City last weekend was marred by ugly scenes of fighting between the home fans, and the club are now seven points behind fourth place, and 18 adrift of leaders Chelsea.
West Ham have won five Premier League away games against Arsenal - they've only won more on the road in the competition against Fulham.
West Ham were thrashed 5-1 by Arsenal in the corresponding fixture at the London Stadium in December. One of them was dressed up as Wenger holding up a "4th Place Trophy" - mocking the manager's habit of listing the team's annual top-four finishes as an achievement.
"Jack obviously wouldn't want to start from the bench, he would want to be playing, but since the Manchester United game - he felt his ankle against Manchester City - the team has done very well and it is very hard to take either centre-forward out". Such is the closeness of mid table, West Ham are also only three points behind Stoke City in 9th.
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"The Premier League is hard, but they have quality players".
Slaven Bilic's guys, to another side, are coming off from a four-match losing streak in the Premier League as well as the betting odds of 6/1 on Arsenal can be considered a proper banker in this occasion. "He's been doing it all the time and, as I said, it's a big boost for us ahead of a big game against Arsenal". Midfielders Oxlade Chamberlain and Aaron Ramsey are doubtful feature as the visit of West Ham may have come too soon for the pair to be fully fit for selection. Recent form and the run of results do not bode well for us, but there3 are some reasons for optimism going into this game against West Ham. When they lose the ball, they are vulnerable. "He looks really good and he wants to play".
"Certainly for 20 years I have done it and it looked always like it's nothing", he said.
Slaven Bilic: "I don't have to read the papers to know my relationship with the board".