Francis Coquelin will make his Premier League debut against Manchester United today.
The 20-year-old, who spent last season on loan at Lorient, is included in Arsène Wenger’s XI and starts in midfield for the trip to Old Trafford.
Bacary Sagna misses out through illness so Carl Jenkinson moves to right-back and Armand Traore will make his first start of the season at left-back.
Laurent Koscielny has recovered from a back injury and partners Johan Djourou in central defence
Team in full: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Djourou, Koscielny, Traore, Coquelin, Ramsey, Rosicky, Walcott, Van Persie, Arshavin
Subs: Fabianski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chamakh, Lansbury, Miquel, Ozyakup, SunuCopyright 2014 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 28 Aug 2011