The Gunners take on Sunderland at Emirates Stadium on Saturday in their Premier League fixture.
You can find out more about their opponents below:
Sunderland Full name: SunderlandManager: Sam AllardyceClub colours: Red and white striped shirt, black shorts, red socksNickname:Black Cats
Three facts about Sunderland:
- Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 11 top-flight clashes with Sunderland (W7 D4) and have suffered defeat in just one of the last 23 versus them.
- Allardyce has lost seven successive Premier League games against Arsenal and hasn’t beaten the Gunners in the competition since May 2010 (Blackburn 2-1 Arsenal).
- French striker Olivier Giroud has had a hand in five goals in his five Premier League appearances against Sunderland (three goals, two assists).
Seb Larsson SunderlandStar man: Seb Larsson The former Gunner is one of the main creators in the Black Cats midfield. Larsson is very dangerous from set-pieces and is known to trouble defenders with his technical ability.
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