Ozil missed the New Year’s Day victory over Crystal Palace through illness and manager Arsene Wenger is unsure whether he will recover in time to play today
Theo Walcott is still battling to overcome a calf strain but Skodran Mustafi could come in from the start against the Cherries.
Bournemouth will be without Jack Wilshere for the game with the England midfielder unable to play under the terms of his loan deal from the Gunners.
Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott and Kieran Gibbs are all hoping to be fit, while Aaron Ramsey is likely to come in if Ozil is missing.
Arsenal Predicted Line Up: Cech , Bellerin, Koscielny, Mustafi, Monreal, Coquelin, Xhaka, Ramsey , Welbeck , Sanchez, Giroud,