Arsène Wenger has made three changes to his side for the visit of Aston Villa to Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
With Bacary Sagna out with a knee injury, Carl Jenkinson comes in at right back while Nacho Monreal is available again and replaces Laurent Koscielny. Thomas Vermaelen moves back to the heart of the defence after playing at left back against Bayern Munich on Tuesday night.
Elsewhere, Gervinho is back in the matchday squad but will start from the bench.
Team in full: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Monreal, Arteta, Diaby, Wilshere, Walcott, Giroud, Cazorla
Subs: Mannone, Koscielny, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Gervinho, PodolskiCopyright 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 23 Feb 2013