Arsene Wenger has made four changes from the team that knocked Manchester City out of the FA Cup semi-final.
Hector Bellerin, Kieran Gibbs, Francis Coquelin and Theo Walcott all come into the side.
Alwx Oxlade-Chamberlain – who has a small foot injury – Aaron Ramsey, Olivier Giroud and perhaps most unlucky to miss out, Rob Holding all miss out.
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It is good to see Arsenal persist with the formation. I think it is a credit to the system that with so many changes the team still looks strong.
Nacho Monreal drops into the back three – perhaps where his long term future is with Arsenal – and Kieran Gibbs comes in at left wing back.
Hector Bellerin, a player almost custom made for the wing back role comes in on the other side.
It is perhaps in attack where the most intriguing change comes. It has been some time since Theo Walcott started through the middle now but it is maybe the only role he really fits in this system.
Lets hope we can carry the momentum from the weekend’s game into this and really kick on as we head to Sunday’s huge game.