Football - Nacho could chip in for Gunners

New signing Nacho Monreal could go straight into the Arsenal side for the game against Stoke in the Barclays Premier League.

PA Sport

Centre-back Thomas Vermaelen (ankle) is a doubt, but midfielder Mikel Arteta may return after his calf injury.

Left-back Kieran Gibbs is set for around six weeks out with a thigh problem, while Francis Coquelin (hamstring) is also sidelined and forward Gervinho is away at the African Nations Cup.

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