LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Arsene Wenger has made six changes to his Arsenal side for tonight’s English Premier League clash with Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium.
Jack Wilshere, Thomas Vermaelen and Santi Cazorla are amongst the starters tonight, for Arsenal, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Abou Diaby are named to the bench.
Vermaelen recovered from an ankle injury to start tonight, while Kieran Gibbs and Bacary Sagna return both start at full-back.
Wilshere partners Aaron Ramsey in the middle of the park, while Cazorla and Theo Walcott will support Olivier Giroud.
Liverpool, boss Brendan Rodgers made seven changes from the team that was shocked 3-2 in the FA Cup by Oldham, with Pepe Reina, Glen Johnson, Steven Gerrard and Stewart Downing all getting a recalls.
Arsenal vs Liverpool
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Ramsey, Wilshere, Cazorla, Podolski, Walcott, Giroud.
Subs: Mannone, Jenkinson, Koscielny, Santos, Diaby, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain.
Liverpool: Reina, Johnson, Agger, Carragher, Wisdom, Lucas, Gerrard, Henderson, Downing, Suarez, Sturridge.
Subs: Jones, Enrique, Skrtel, Shelvey, Allen, Borini, Sterling.