(Sporting Alert) — Mesut Ozil, Serge Gnabry and Olivier Giroud all start for Arsenal in tonight’s Premier League clash against Aston Villa.
Manager Arsene Wenger makes three changes from the team that defeated Cardiff City, as the trio come in for Theo Walcott, Mikel Arteta & Lukas Podolski.
Winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who was last involved on the opening day against today’s side in the 3-1 at The Emirates has been named on the bench.
Paul Lambert, meanwhile, makes two changes to his Aston Villa team with Ciaran Clark and Karim El Ahmadi coming in for Leandro Bacuna and Andreas Weimann.
Aston Villa v Arsenal
Aston Villa: Guzan, Clark, Vlaar, Baker, Lowton, El Ahmadi, Delph, Westwood, Luna, Agbonlahor, Benteke
Subs: Bacuna, Helenius, Weimann, Albrighton, Steer, Sylla, Tonev
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Wilshere, Flamini, Gnabry, Ozil, Cazorla, Giroud
Subs: Rosicky, Podolski, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Fabianski, Jenkinson, Gibbs, Park
Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancashire)