LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Lukasz Fabianski and Serge Gnabry both start for Arsenal, while Theo Walcott will lead the attack in today’s FA Cup third round clash with Tottenham at Emirates Stadium.
Center-back and captain Thomas Vermaelen returns to start in the defence and plays alongside Laurent Koscielny.
Also starting for the Gunners are Jack Wilshere, Mikel Arteta, Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky, while 9. Lukas Podolski and Mesut Ozil both start on the bench along with Italian goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano.
Tottenham also field a strong side, with former Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor starting against his ex-club and leads the attack. There is also a start for 19-year-old midfielder Nabil Bentaleb makes his first start.
Arsenal v Tottenham
Arsenal: Fabianski, Sagna, Koscielny, Vermaelen, Monreal, Wilshere, Arteta, Gnabry, Cazorla, Rosicky, Walcott
Subs: Mertesacker, Podolski, Ozil, Viviano, Flamini, Jenkinson, Park
Tottenham: Lloris, Walker, Dawson, Chiriches, Rose, Lennon, Bentaleb, Dembele, Eriksen, Adebayor, Soldado
Subs: Capoue, Chadli, Friedel, Fryers, Kane, Fredericks, Obika
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (Tyne & Wear)