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Arsenal new boy could face Stoke but fellow defender an injury doubt

PUBLISHED: 10:49 01 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:28 01 February 2013

Nacho Monreal, Spain. Photo: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

Nacho Monreal, Spain. Photo: John Walton/EMPICS Sport

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

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.

Provisional squad: Szczesny, Monreal, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Sagna, Podolski, Cazorla, Ramsey, Wilshere, Walcott, Giroud, Mannone, Koscielny, Santos, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Diaby, Jenkinson, Rosicky.

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