Aaron Ramsey and Nacho Monreal are expected to be available for Arsenal after recovering from minor injuries.
Granit Xhaka faces a fitness test after being forced off in Switzerland’s last game because of a muscle problem, while Lucas Torreira is serving a ban.
Newcastle’s Fabian Schar completes a two-match suspension, though he may not have featured anyway after suffering concussion playing for Switzerland.
Jamaal Lascelles has recovered from a knee problem and is set to return.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery: “Monday’s match is going to be very difficult. Newcastle are in a good moment.
“They have a lot of good players and good organisation. The coach has a lot of experience and he is very competitive and I know that.
“The last matches they are playing, they are playing with a big confidence and very strong defensively and very competitive.”
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez: “We know we have to win maybe just one more game [to be safe].
“But if we can’t win the next one, we just have to keep going. I will not put us under pressure.
“We just need to stay calm and focus on the next game, then see what happens.”