LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Mesut Ozil has been passed fit and starts for Arsenal in today’s Barclays Premier League game with Norwich at Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners also start with Santi Cazorla in midfield, but the inform Aaron Ramsey was only on the bench, as manager Arsene Wenger made adjustments for the fixture.
Defender Bacary Sagna also returns, but Thomas Vermaelen has once again been left on the bench, with Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny continuing to start in the back.
For Norwich City, struggling forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel misses out as he is suffering from a toe injury, so Gary Hooper and Anthony Pilkington lead the line.
Nathan Redmond and Luciano Becchio both start on the bench for Norwich.
Arsenal v Norwich
Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Gibbs, Arteta, Flamini, Ozil, Wilshere, Cazorla, Giroud
Subs: Vermaelen, Rosicky, Ramsey, Monreal, Fabianski, Bendtner, Jenkinson
Norwich: Ruddy, Martin, Turner, Bassong, Olsson, Tettey, Snodgrass, Howson, Fer, Pilkington, Hooper
Subs: Whittaker, Johnson, Bunn, Hoolahan, Becchio, Redmond, Ryan Bennett
Referee: Lee Probert (Wiltshire)