There are three changes for today’s match against Crystal Palace – with the headline news seeing Mesut Ozil miss out through illness.
Nacho Monreal returns to the side with Kieran Gibbs ruled out due to injury, while Mohamed Elneny starts alongside Granit Xhaka in midfield.
Lucas also starts, playing behind Olivier Giroud with Alexis and Alex Iwobi.
Gabriel continues at centre-back alongside Laurent Koscielny, while Shkodran Mustafi and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were on the bench after recovering from injury.
Arsenal team: Cech, Bellerin, Gabriel, Koscielny, Monreal, Elneny, Xhaka, Iwobi, Alexis, Lucas, Giroud
Arsenal substitutes: Ospina, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi, Coquelin, Ramsey, Reine-Adelaide, Oxlade-Chamberlain
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