Birmingham (Sporting Alert) — England midfielder Jack Wilshere comes back in the Arsenal starting lineup, as the in form Gunners take on West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns.
Wilshere is in the starting lineup for Tomas Rosicky and he plays with Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini, Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil.
Carl Jenkinson starts in defense, while Olivier Giroud goes in search of more goals as he leads the attack again.
Nicklas Bendtner, Serge Gnabry and Ryo Miyaichi are all on the bench.
For West Bromwich, manager Steve Clarke makes two changes to the starting team that beat Manchester United last weekend, as Saido Berahino has been handed his full English Premier League debut as Scott Sinclair is out with a hamstring problem.
Fit again forward Nicolas Anelka returns after missing the last two games. Trio James Morrison, Chris Brunt and Shane Long are all on the bench after returning from injuries.
Arsenal will go two points clear at the top of the EPL standings with a victory.
West Brom v Arsenal
West Brom: Myhill, Billy Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Yacob, Mulumbu, Amalfitano, Sessegnon, Anelka, Berahino
Subs: Popov, Morrison, Rosenberg, Long, Brunt, Lugano, Luke Daniels
Arsenal: Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Flamini, Ramsey, Ozil, Wilshere, Giroud
Subs: Vermaelen, Monreal, Fabianski, Bendtner, Miyaichi, Gnabry, Rosicky
Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)