[Teams] Arsenal vs Southampton: Confirmed Line-ups

By on September 15, 2012

Arsenal get back to Premier League action today after a two week international break as newly-promoted Southampton visit the Emirates this afternoon.

Manager Arsene Wenger has recalled goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny after the Pole missed the last two games with a rib injury. Vito Mannone returns to the bench.

Francis Coquelin comes in to make his first start this season with Abou Diaby missing out with a minor knock. Olivier Giroud drops to the bench with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain starting.

 Here are the confirmed line-ups:

Arsenal Team

Szczesny, Jenkinson, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Cazorla, Coquelin, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Podolski, Gervinho.

SUBS: Koscielny, Santos, Giroud, Walcott, Ramsey, Arshavin, Mannone

Southampton Team

K. Davis, Clyne, Fonte, Hooiveld, Fox, Ward-Prowse, Schneiderlin, S. Davis, Puncheon, Lambert, Lallana.

SUBS: Gazzaniga, Yoshida, Rodriguez, Ramírez, Richardson, Mayuka, Chaplow

We’ll have video highlights up shortly after the game so check back later.

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