Bacary Sagna will start his first match in over four months against Bolton at the Reebok Stadium on Wednesday night. 

The French international returns to the starting line-up after recovering from a broken ankle suffered at White Hart Lane in October.

Mikel Arteta also returns after a groin problem, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain retains his place on the wing after impressing against Manchester United and Aston Villa.

Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen, Song, Arteta, Ramsey, Walcott, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Van Persie. 

Substitutes: Fabianski, Coquelin, Rosicky, Benayoun, Arshavin, Henry, Park. 

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1 Feb 2012