CONFIRMED: Arsenal v Swansea line-ups
As expected skipper Thomas Vermaelen partners Mertesacker at the back, while Wenger has opted for a midfield duo of Arteta and Flamini. Gibbs and Oxlade-Chamberlain both start while Kallstrom and Podolski make the bench.
The visitors make four changes to the side that lost to Everton on Saturday as Taylor, Shelvey, de Guzman and Michu come in.
Arsenal Starting XI: Szczesny, Sagna Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Gibbs, Flamini, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Rosicky, Cazorla, Giroud
Arsenal Subs: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Bellerin, Kallstrom, Sanogo, Gnabry, Podolski
Swansea Starting XI: Vorm, Rangel, Williams ©, Chico Flores, Taylor, Britton, Shelvey, de Guzman, Routledge, Michu, Bony.
Swansea Subs: Tremmel, Amat, Davies, Canas, Dyer, Hernandez, Vazquez.
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