Robin Van Persie will make his first start since August 28 against Wigan tonight.
Jack Wilshere and Denilson start in midfield.
There is youth on the bench in the form of Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Craig Eastmond, Havard Nordtveit and goalkeeper James Shea.
Team in full: Szczesny, Eboue, Koscielny, Djourou, Gibbs, Denilson, Wilshere, Walcott, Bendtner, Van Persie (c), Vela
Subs: Sagna, Nasri, Arshavin, Eastmond, Emmanuel-Thomas, Nordtveit, Shea.
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