Partey could go straight into the starting line-up, however it is highly likely he starts on the bench for his first game back.
Arsenal predicted XI: Leno; Bellerin, Holding, Mari, Tierney; Ceballos, Xhaka; Saka, Smith Rowe, Aubameyang; Lacazette.
Thursday 8.00pm GMT, Sky Sports
Arsenal squad from: Leno, Runarsson; Bellerin, Cedric, Chambers, Gabriel, Holding, Luiz, Mustafi, Mari, Tierney; Ceballos, Elneny, Maitland-Niles, Partey, Saka, Smith Rowe, Willock, Xhaka; Aubameyang, Balogun, Lacazette, Nelson, Nketiah, Pepe and Willian.
Doubts: Gabriel (Covid-19)
Injured: Martinelli (ankle)