Diego Costa of Chelsea is expected to start against Newcastle United.  Photograph:  Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Saturday, December 6thHull (17) v West Brom (16) Striker Abel Hernandez returns to the Hull squad after missing two matches for the birth of his child(...)

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck (centre) is fouled by Anderlecht’s Chancel Mbemba (right) for a penalty during their Champions League   match at the Emirates Stadium in London. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth / Reuters

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Emiliano Martinez of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney. Photograph: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

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Arsene Wenger: will be without nine first team players for tonight’s game against Galatasaray. Photograph: John Walton/PA

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Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil (right) has a laugh alongside Jack Wilshere (left) and Tomas Rosicky (centre) during a training session at London Colney, Hertfordshire.  Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Arsenal will be without midfielder Aaron Ramsey (hamstring) and captain Mikel Arteta (calf) for tomorrow night’s Champions League Group D match aga(...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey lies injured during the Barclays Premier League match against Tottenham at Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Daniel Hambury/PA Wire

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Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scores Arsenal’s equaliser   during the  Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium. Photograph:   Paul Gilham/Getty Images

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Arsenal’s Mesut Oezil leaves the pitch dejected after losing to Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League group D soccer match in Dortmund. Photograph:  Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

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Borussia Dortmund’s Ciro Immobile celebrates after scoring  against Arsenal during their Champions League Group D game. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

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Besiktas’ Mustafa Pektemek  vies with Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere (left) and Mikel Arteta (right) during the Champions League first leg play-off in Istanbul. Arsene Wenger has been pondering whether his side are losing out against more physically imposing teams. Photograph:  Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger allowed himself a nostalgic smile as he recalled how routine player checks on a Friday produced some impressive results in the old days.(...)