Arsène Wenger makes nine changes from the side that drew with Manchester City for today’s FA Third-Round tie against Leeds United.
Sebastien Squillaci and Emmanuel Eboue also come into the back four with Wojciech Szczesny starting between the posts.
Aaron Ramsey returns from his loan spell with Nottingham Forest to take a place on the bench, where he is joined by Reserve captain Ignasi Miquel.
Team in full: Szczesny, Eboue, Squillaci, Djourou, Gibbs, Denilson, Song, Rosicky, Arshavin, Chamakh, Bendtner
Subs: Fabianski, Fabregas, Vela, Walcott, Ramsey, Clichy, MiquelCopyright 2017 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