Paolo Di Canio's side are yet to win a league match this season, having lost two and drawn one of their opening three games.
The Black Cats went into the international break off the back of a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace.
Arsenal have won their last two Premier League games, including a 1-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the North London derby two weeks ago.
Possible starting lineups
Sunderland: Westwood; Celustka, Colback, Diakite, Dossena; Larsson, Gardner, Johnson, Giaccherini; Altidore, Borini
Arsenal: Szczesny; Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Ramsey, Wilshere, Ozil, Cazorla, Walcott; Giroud
Sports Mole says: 1-2