Summer signing Gervinho starts for Arsenal against Benfica tonight.

Robin van Persie, Wojciech Szczesny and Thomas Vermaelen are also included in the starting line-up by Arsène Wenger.

Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Rosicky, Van Persie, Ramsey, Song, Djourou, Gervinho, Arshavin, Gibbs

Subs: Fabianski, Squillaci, Jenkinson, Chamakh, Traore, Frimpong, Miyaichi, Lansbury, Miquel

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