Arsène Wenger has made seven changes to his team for the visit of Blackburn Rovers in the FA Cup fifth round.
Elsewhere, Gervinho is back in the team after returning from the Africa Cup of Nations.
Team in full: Szczesny, Coquelin, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Monreal, Diaby, Rosicky, Arteta, Gervinho, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Giroud
Substitutes: Mannone, Sagna, Ramsey, Wilshere, Cazorla, Walcott, PodolskiCopyright 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 16 Feb 2013