Both Sale and London Irish have endured poor starts to the campaign with only two wins each leaving them near the foot of the table separated by only a point.
Sharks on the hunt: Sale look to turn good performances into first league victory against London Welsh
Sale have yet to record a win this season after suffering narrow defeats to Bath and Gloucester, leaving them tenth in the Aviva Premiership with just two bonus points.
What’s in a number? No brotherly love lost between Arscott siblings as Sale Sharks face Exeter Chiefs
Sharks Tom Arscott poised to play older brother Luke after the pair’s first clash this season when the Chiefs capitalised on a poor first-half performance from Sale and won 18-16.
The former London Welsh skipper is Sharks’ ninth signing of season
Andy Forsyth, Phil Mackenzie and Dan Baines all check in
Michael Paterson, Kirill Kulemin and Charlie Walker-Blair will arrive at club
‘Defence won game’: Steve Diamond believes safety all but confirmed after Sale Sharks beat Gloucester
The Sharks won 32-9 at Salford
Nick Macleod insists Sale Sharks up for ‘huge battle’ against Gloucester in Premiership relegation fight
The Sharks travel to Kingsholm tonight
The Sharks picked up two bonus points in a 33-33 draw
The Sharks are no longer bottom of the Premiership
The Sharks are still awaiting the outcome of London Welsh’s appeal