Arsene Wenger has named his lineup for the FA Cup clash with Preston North End. The boss has made a number of changes to the lineup, including resting a number of key players like Alexis Sanchez and Hector Bellerin.
Match: Preston North End v Arsenal
Kick-Off (GMT): Sat 7 Jan 17:30
Arsene Wenger has named a much-changed team with an almost completely new back five. David Ospina starts in goals and will play behind Gabriel Paulista and Shkodran Mustafi. Nacho Monreal partners youngster Ainsley Maitland-Niles at full-back.
Granit Xhaka starts alongside Aaron Ramsey in midfield for the first time with Alex Iwobi further forward. Lucas Perez and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain start out wide with Olivier Giroud as the central striker.
There is a place on the bench for Danny Welbeck.
Subs: Martinez, Jenkinson, Holding, Reine-Adelaide, Dasilva, Willock, Welbeck
Subs: Lindegaard, Spurr, Browne, Pringle, Horgan, Doyle, Makienok