Arsène Wenger has made two changes to his squad for Tuesday's Champions League opener in France.

Abou Diaby missed Saturday's win over Southampton but is fit to face Montpellier. He replaces Andrey Arshavin in the 18-man party.

Wojciech Szczesny has been ruled out with an ankle injury so James Shea has been drafted into the squad.

Damian Martinez has not been called up because he was not named on Arsenal's A list squad for the Champions League and was ineligibie for the B list.

Arsenal squad to face Montpellier:

Vito Mannone
James Shea
Carl Jenkinson
Kieran Gibbs
Thomas Vermaelen
Per Mertesacker
Laurent Koscielny
Abou Diaby
Mikel Arteta
Santi Cazorla
Francis Coquelin
Aaron Ramsey
Theo Walcott
Andre Santos
Olivier Giroud
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
Lukas Podolski

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17 Sep 2012