Alexis is on the bench for today’s game at Liverpool - and Mesut Ozil misses out through illness.
Olivier Giroud leads the line with Danny Welbeck on the left and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on the right. Alex Iwobi plays in the No 10 role.
Laurent Koscielny is back to captain the side and Granit Xhaka and Francis Coquelin are reunited in the centre of midfield.
Arsenal team: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Xhaka, Iwobi, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Welbeck, Giroud
Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Gabriel, Alexis, Ramsey, Lucas, Walcott