Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain didn't get credit for the goal but he caused it to go in off of Fabricio Coloccini for the only goal in Arsenal's 1-0 win against Newcastle at St. James' Park.
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.
Arsenal were able to keep Liverpool at bay throughout a lively contest on Monday despite the absence of their two first choice central defenders. Injury kept Laurent Koscielny [back] sidelined while Per Mertesacker was missing due to illness.
Petr Cech redeemed himself after a miserable Week 1 performance against West Ham with a string of exceptional first half saves to keep Arsenal level on the way to a nil-nil draw at the Emirates.
Wellington Silva has signed an extension at Arsenal and then promptly been loaned to Championship side Bolton Wanderers.
Young Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem will spend the season on loan at Rangers in the Scottish second division.
Olivier Giroud scored a spectacular volley from a Mesut Ozil cross before goals for each side from a Palace defender for a 2-1 win for Arsene Wenger's side.
Cech, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Sanchez, Giroud
Sky Sports Italia and The Express are reporting that Costa Rican forward Joel Campbell will leave Arsenal for Palermo on a permanent deal.
Arsene Wenger has indicated that Alexis Sanchez is "fit...working hard and ready for the weekend".
In his weekly press conference, Arsene Wenger has declared Hector Bellerin fit for Week 2 at Selhurst Park.
Hector Bellerin has returned to training ahead of Sundays’ trip to Selhurst Park after the Spanish defender missed last weekends’ home defeat to West Ham due a minor thigh problem.
Arsenal and Wolves have agreed to a one-year loan deal that will see Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez head to the Molineux.
Arsenal have confirmed via social media that contrary to reports Olivier Giroud was never unconscious at any stage following a sickening clash of heads with West Ham defender James Tomkins.
Petr Cech wasn't the only poor performer but he was certainly the most visible as Arsenal lost 2-0 to West Ham at the Emirates in their season opener.