While the Gunners have not necessarily been spectacular in wins over Newcastle United and Burnley, Unai Emery will be delighted that his team have come through two tight contests with maximum points.
Emery must now decide whether to keep faith with the younger players in his side, aware of the threat that Liverpool pose in front of their own supporters.
Here, Sports Mole predicts how the North Londoners could line up for the showdown in the North-West.
Having been given the second half against the Clarets last weekend, Nicolas Pepe should come into the team for his first start since joining from Lille.
If, as expected, Xhaka is restored to the side, Dani Ceballos will likely be used as the most advanced of a midfield three after his man-of-the-match showing versus Burnley.
The latter appears to be the most likely to make way, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan to come in on the flank ahead of Mesut Ozil given the German's lack of match fitness.body check tags ::