Arsene Wenger has made four changes to the team that beat Swansea City for the visit of Reading.
Bacary Sagna replaces Carl Jenkinson at right back, while Tomas Rosicky is recalled in place of the injured Abou Diaby.
Aaron Ramsey and Gervinho, who came off the bench in south Wales last time out, are recalled in place of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott.
Elsewhere, Lukas Podolski is named on the bench, along with Wojciech Szczesny and Thomas Vermaelen.
Team in full: Fabianski, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Ramsey, Arteta, Rosicky, Cazorla, Gervinho, Giroud.
Subs: Szczesny, Vermaelen, Jenkinson, Gibbs, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Podolski.
Copyright 2023 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source.