Arsenal played to their third draw in the last four games, putting them fourth in the table to end the week, as they played to a 0-0 final against a gritty Sunderland side.
Per Mertesacker has overcome the head injury that saw him exit Arsenal's FA Cup victory early.
Per Mertesacker left Arsenal's 4-0 win over Hull City on Tuesday with a cut over his eye. He may miss the Sunday FA Cup match but shouldn't miss any time in the league.
Arsenal were comprehensively beaten by Southampton at St. Mary's to remain second in the table.
Per Mertesacker was a late scratch for Arsenal's 2-1 win over Everton on Saturday due to an illness, Arsene Wenger indicated that the German is now available again.
The World Cup winner will be available for the League Cup version of the North London derby on Wednesday after recovering from his illness and after-effects of his auto accident.
Per Mertesacker will miss Arsenal's trip to Zagreb with conflicting reports related to an ongoing illness as well as a car crash today.
After missing two weeks with a virus, Per Mertesacker should be fully available for Week 5 against Stoke City.
Arsene Wenger could be forced into using Gabriel and Calum Chambers for the trip to Newcastle as doubts remain over the availability of Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny.
Per Mertesacker is doubtful for Arsenal's Week 34 showdown with Chelsea at the Emirates after picking up an ankle injury against Reading in the FA Cup Semi-final.
An injury picked up by Per Mertesacker during the FA Cup win over Reading could hand Gabriel Paulista an extended run in the first team.
After being rested for Week 27 against Everton, Per Mertesacker may be rested again for Week 28 in order to give him an extended rest.
Per Mertesacker, Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil were particularly poor as Arsenal went down 3-1 to Monaco at the Emirates.
Arsene Wenger needs Per Mertesacker to be his rock with injuries continuing to rock the Arsenal defense and in Week 9 that's exactly what the German was.