Arsene Wenger has made one change to the side that beat Newcastle United 1-0 before the international break.
Mesut Ozil returns from a short spell on the sidelines to replace Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, moving Aaron Ramsey onto the right-hand side.
Elsewhere, Theo Walcott continues to lead the line while Gabriel retains his place alongside Laurent Koscielny in the heart of defence.
Arsenal team to play Stoke: Cech, Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Walcott
Arsenal subs: Ospina, Debuchy, Gibbs, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain Campbell, Giroud
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