Arsene Wenger has made three changes to his side for today's Premier League game away to Hull City.
Mesut Ozil returns to the side to make his first start since the Champions League game against Bayern Munich.
Elsewhere, Nacho Monreal replaces Thomas Vermaelen at left-back - the Belgian picked up a late hamstring problem.
Mathieu Flamini returns from suspension and is among the substitutes while Aaron Ramsey replaces Kim Kallstrom in midfield.
Team in full: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Arteta, Ramsey, Cazorla, Ozil, Podolski, Giroud
Subs: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Flamini, Rosicky, Kallstrom, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Sanogo
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