Arsène Wenger has made five changes to his side for the Premier League game against Manchester City. 

Theo Walcott make his first start since his return from injury after he was preferred to Santi Cazorla

Elsewhere, Bacary Sagna returned from injury to replace Carl Jenkinson while Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey returned to the midfield. 

Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Flamini, Wilshere, Ramsey, Walcott, Ozil Giroud. 

Subs: Fabianski, Vermaelen, Arteta, Rosicky, Cazorla, Gnabry, Bendtner 

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