Arsène Wenger has made six changes to his side for tonight's game against Liverpool at the Emirates.

Thomas Vermaelen is back after recovering from an ankle injury, while Kieran Gibbs and Bacary Sagna return at full back.

Jack Wilshere partners Aaron Ramsey in midfield, while Santi Cazorla and Theo Walcott also start.

Elsewhere, Abou Diaby is named on the bench.

Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Ramsey, Wilshere, Cazorla, Podolski, Walcott, Giroud.

Subs: Mannone, Jenkinson, Koscielny, Santos, Diaby, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain.

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