Arsène Wenger has made two enforced changes to his side for the first leg of the Champions League play-off against Besiktas.

Nacho Monreal replaces the injured Kieran Gibbs at left back while Olivier Giroud starts ahead of Yaya Sanogo, who did not travel.

Laurent Kosicelny passed a fitness test to start in central defence while Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta continue in midfield.

Team in full: Szczesny, Debuchy, Koscielny, Chambers, Monreal, Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Alexis, Cazorla, Giroud

Subs: Martinez, Bellerin, Miquel, Flamini, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Campbell

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19 Aug 2014