Lukas Podolski has been recalled to the Arsenal side for this evening’s match against Manchester City at Emirates Stadium.
The Germany international replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who drops to the bench.
Thomas Vermaelen continues at the heart of the defence and captains the side.
Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Arteta, Rosicky, Flamini, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud
Subs: Fabianski, Bellerin, Jenkinson, Kallstrom, Gnabry, Oxlade-Chamberlain, SanogoCopyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source