Arsenal are unchanged for today’s Premier League encounter with London rivals Chelsea.
The Gunners field the same side that won 4-1 against Hull City last weekend, with Alex Iwobi keeping his place in the starting XI.
Alexis starts in the striker’s role, with Mesut Ozil playing behind him.
Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin continue their midfield partnership, with Granit Xhaka on the substitutes’ bench.
There’s also a place for Olivier Giroud among the substitutes, with the French forward overcoming a toe injury to be involved.
Arsenal team: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Cazorla, Coquelin, Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi, Alexis
Arsenal substitutes: Ospina, Holding, Gibbs, Xhaka, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lucas, Giroud
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