The XI: Newcastle vs Arsenal – Flamini back
Aaron Ramsey misses out with a thigh injury picked up in the Boxing Day win over West Ham. But Jack Wilshere is available after suspension and Tomas Rosicky could return after being rested against the Hammers.
Sagna – Mertesacker – Vermaelen – Gibbs
Arteta – Flamini – Wilshere
Walcott – Cazorla