This really is a massive game for Arsenal; as a win would confirm that the Gunners have bounced back from two damaging defeats in a row and would leaves us looking pretty good for a Premier League title challenge, while a defeat would sap all the confidence gained from a north London derby win and confirm that it has been a well below par start to the season.

So there is no doubt that Arsene Wenger wants his strongest line up out there, although an injury problem to Coquelin is not allowing him to do that. Santi Cazorla is back after a one game ban and I think Wenger has to stick Flamini next to the Spaniard in the middle to give us energy and bite.

Gabriel is serving his ban but I think we would have gone with the first choice pairing of Mertesacker and Koscielny anyway and I see no reason to change at full back even though Gibbs was impressive against Spurs. I donĀ“t really like playing Ramsey on the right but the boss does and I think he will again, with Walcott replacing Giroud in the middle.

Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal
Flamini, Cazorla
Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis

This team should be well capable of bringing the points back home. COYG

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