Arsene has kept the faith with the side that beat Swansea 4-0 last weekend. Bellerin, Gibbs and Coquelin have all returned to the squad but all three are on the bench rather than forcing their way into the starting line up. I thought we may see both full backs come into the side but maybe that was expecting too much so soon.

It will be interesting to see if Xhaka and Ramsey can continue where they left off after half time against Swansea. With Coquelin back and pushing for a return, it is a chance for those two to try and establish a partnership together, they could well have the Winner Code, I mean we need to find an established partnership in the middle of the pitch.

Can Giroud continue his great scoring streak? I hope so, and hopefully early rather than late in the game.

A win puts us second in the table so let's hope we can win and win well. 

Confirmed Line Up:



Gabriel Mustafi Koscielny Monreal

Ramsey Xhaka


Iwobi Giroud Alexis

Subs: Ospina, Bellerin, Gibbs, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lucas, Welbeck