Theo Walcott and Marouane Chamakh come into the Arsenal side for tonight’s Champions League Play-Off Round first leg against Udinese.

Chamakh replaces the suspended Robin van Persie in attack while Walcott starts on the right in place of Andrey Arshavin.

Thomas Vermaelen captains the side and there is again a place on the bench for new boy Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Song, Ramsey, Walcott, Rosicky, Gervinho, Chamakh

Subs: Fabianski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Djourou, Arshavin, Jenkinson, Frimpong, Bendtner

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16 Aug 2011