Liverpool's defensive frailties were exposed once again as Arsenal scored thrice in the second half.
He has been involved in eight goals in his last five Premier League games against The Gunners (five goals, three assists).
It's unlikely he'll be rushed back into the squad for Arsenal but Joel Matip has resumed training with the first team following an injury but Sturridge is in line to be available for Liverpool.
Arsenal full-back Sead Kolasinac has admitted that his side face a tough test against fourth-placed Liverpool in the Premier League on Friday.
"For me, the most important thing is we turn up with a positive performance".
When asked whether Oxlade-Chamberlain left Arsenal because he sought more playing time, Wenger told reporters: "Is he sure of a place there?"
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger on his side's 4-0 defeat in the reverse fixture: "When you have such a long career as I have, you have some defeats unfortunately that hurt you for the rest of your life". The fact we are adaptable now to both systems means it will be down to me to make the decision, whether we play in a four, in a three, in a five.
"Arsenal are a complete football team, they are able to do everything, switch and change styles".
"What do you want?"
"They're always involved in games that are end-to-end".
Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool now sits in fourth place on the table with 34 points after 18 games, while the Gunners are just one point behind them in fifth.
United Kingdom: You can live stream Liverpool vs Arsenal on the Sky Go website.
The first half was a story of domination; if not in the score line, certainly in the chances.
Probability of away win: 33%.