[Teams] Bolton vs Arsenal: Sagna & Arteta Start For Gunners

By on February 1, 2012

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Arsenal take on Bolton Wanderers at the Reebok stadium tonight with the Gunners looking for a win to close the gap on fourth-placed Chelsea to three points.

Manager Arsene Wenger has recalled Mikel Arteta to the midfield, after the Spaniard missed the last three games through injury. Bacary Sagna returns at right back meaning Francis Coquelin drops to the bench.

Youngster Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain retains his place after impressing in his last two outings and supports van Persie in attack along with Theo Walcott.

Thierry Henry is on the bench along with Andrey Arshavin and Korean striker Park.

Bolton Team

Bogdan, Steinsson, Knight, Wheater, Ricketts, Eagles, Muamba, Reo-Coker, M Davies, Petrov, Ngog

SUBS: Jaaskelainen, Tuncay, K Davies, Klasnic, Pratley, Boyata, Riley

Arsenal Team

Szczesny, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Arteta, Ramsey, Song, Walcott, Oxlade-Chamberlain, van Persie

SUBS: Fabianski, Rosicky, Park, Henry, Arshavin, Benayoun, Coquelin

We’ll have video highlights up shortly after the final whistle, so check back later!

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