Lukas Podolski has been recalled to the Arsenal side for this evening’s match against Manchester City at Emirates Stadium.
The Germany international replaces Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who drops to the bench.
Thomas Vermaelen continues at the heart of the defence and captains the side.
Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Arteta, Rosicky, Flamini, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud
Subs: Fabianski, Bellerin, Jenkinson, Kallstrom, Gnabry, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sanogo
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