By Sean Hayes

The Premier League returns after a two-week international break this weekend and Arsenal host Swansea City on Saturday afternoon looking to end their terrible home form in the fixture.

The Welsh visitors have won on three of their last four visits to the Emirates Stadium, dropping just two points in that period.

It will be a tough task for the Swans to continue that record though, as they are languishing in 17th place after picking up just one win from their seven league outings.

That victory came away to Burnley back in August, with their only other point coming in a 2-2 draw at home to Chelsea before four straight losses in all competitions.

In contrast the hosts are in great form and are unbeaten since their opening day defeat at home to Liverpool, with a five-game winning run lifting them to third.

The Swans have also lost out to the Merseyside club this season and that 2-1 defeat prior to the break led to the sacking of Francesco Guidolin.

Bob Bradley was the man tasked with reviving their season as he becomes the first American to take charge of a Premier League fixture and he will be without the injured Nathan Dyer.

Federico Fernandez, Fernando Llorente and Jefferson Montero are all doubts for their trip to London and will face late fitness tests.

Arsene Wenger could welcome back Francis Coquelin, who is set to return to the squad from a knee injury, but Per Mertesacker, Danny Welbeck, Carl Jenkinson, Oliver Giroud and Aaron Ramsey remain unavailable.

Potential Arsenal Starting XI (4-2-3-1): Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Xhaka, Cazorla; Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi; Sanchez

Potential Swansea Starting XI (4-3-3): Fabianski; Rangel, Hoorn, Amat, Naughton; Fer, Britton, Cork; Routledge, Sigurdsson, Baston


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