Ramsdale, meanwhile, could benefit from the fact that Bernd Leno has already conceded nine league goals.
At £25m, he is also likely to see more first-team action than your average back-up goalkeeper.
Thomas Partey, Gabriel Magalhaes and Ben White are also set to make their returns from injury, giving Arsenal a much healthier crop of players to pick from as they attempt to steady the ship.
The only major hit they have taken is Granit Xhaka’s suspension following a reckless red card which put the Gunners permanently on the back foot against City.
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