Arsène Wenger has made three changes for Saturday's game against Southampton.
Wojciech Szczesny replaces Vito Mannone in goal after recovering from his rib injury.
And Gervinho has been drafted in up front with Olivier Giroud dropping to the bench.
Arsenal team: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Coquelin, Arteta, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gervinho, Podolski; Subs: Koscielny, Santos, Giroud, Walcott, Ramsey, Arshavin, MannoneCopyright 2013 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 15 Sep 2012