DM) Francis Coquelin
Starting in midweek alongside Mohamed Elneny, the Frenchman just nudges ahead of the Egyptian in our thinking.
CM) Granit Xhaka
The Swiss all-action midfielder is a must-start considering the loss of Santi Cazorla. His quick passing and ability to pick the gaps gives him the edge over Aaron Ramsey who still is struggling to regain some form.
CAM) Mesut Özil
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The German maestro will reclaim the No.10 position and hope to find his way back onto the scoresheet after a difficult November.