Arsene Wenger has made six changes to his team for the FA Cup fourth-round tie against Coventry City.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made his first start since the opening day of the season while Nicklas Bendtner returned from injury to start up front.
Elsewhere, Lukas Podolski was named in the starting line-up with Lukasz Fabianski replacing Wojciech Szczesny in goal and Carl Jenkinson playing at right-back.
Team in full: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Ozil, Wilshere, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Gnabry, Podolski, Bendtner
Substitutes: Viviano, Sagna, Monreal, Zelalem, Flamini, Cazorla, Giroud