Arsene Wenger’s starting line-up for the Premier League clash with Middlesborough has now been announced.
The Gunners are welcoming today’s opponents on the back of six straight victories in the league which has seen them climb all the way up to joint-top with Manchester City on the table.
Petr Cech is back in goal as expected while Kieran Gibbs has returned to the bench as Nacho Monreal regains his place at left-back.
Santi Cazorla’s injury he sustained against Ludogorets has forced him to be withdrawn from the 18-man match day squad with Mohamed Elneny stepping in to partner Francis Coquelin in midfield.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s goal on Wednesday was not enough to earn him another start as he makes way for Alex Iwobi.
Below is the full team facing Middlesborough today…