[Teams] Arsenal vs Chelsea: Confirmed Line-Ups

By on April 26, 2015

Arsenal entertain London rivals Chelsea in what will be a top-of-the-table clash at the Emirates this afternoon.

Arsene Wenger has been handed a boost with Per Mertesacker passing a late fitness test so he starts alongside Laurent Koscielny in defence.

David Ospina, Hector Bellerin and Nacho Monreal all get recalls while the likes of Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott are on the bench.

As for Chelsea, they start with no recognised striker as Diego Costa failed his fitness test and Didier Drogba is only named on the bench.

Cesc Fabregas starts against his former club while Ramires starts alongside Nemanja Matic in midfield.

Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Arsenal

Ospina, Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Cazorla, Ramsey, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud

Subs: Szczesny, Debuchy, Gibbs, Wilshere, Walcott, Flamini, Welbeck

Chelsea

Courtois, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Matic, Fabregas, Ramires, Oscar, Willian, Hazard.

Subs: Cech, Filipe Luis, Zouma, Mikel, Loftus-Cheek, Cuadrado, Drogba

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