Sebastien Squillaci has been given the captains armband for the first time in his Arsenal career for the vital Premier League trip to Chelsea.
Lukasz Fabianski starts in goal in the absence of Manuel Almunia
Team in full: Fabianski; Sagna, Koscielny, Squillaci, Clichy; Song, Diaby, Wilshere; Nasri, Chamakh, Arshavin.
Subs: Szczesny, Rosicky, Vela, Djourou, Denilson, Eboue, Emmanuel-ThomasCopyright 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 3 Oct 2010