Unless there is a problem with the Arsenal and Germany international striker Lukas Podolski, it looks like his time at the club could be up because, not only does Arsene Wenger leave him out of the starting line up once again for the visit of Hull City, Podolski does not even make the bench.
After his recent complaints about lack of playing opportunity and the boss stating that he was part of the plans for Arsenal, this must be a real kick in the teeth to the German if he is fit. It is the dynamic Englanmd international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain that gets the nog from Wenger.
So the Ox will probably start on the left with Alexis Sanchez on the right but the pair can happily change sides during the game. Cazorla and Wilshere will operatre behind Welbeck and Flamini keeps his place to offer the inexperienced and injury hit back four some protection.
Hector Bellerin comes in for the suspended Chambers and Monreal comes into the centre, with young Semi Ajayi on the bench. Another name on the bench will be a big boost to Arsenal fans, that of Aaron Ramsey.
Bellerin, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs
Alexis, Cazorla, Wilshere, Chamberlain
subs: Martinez, Ajayi, Coquelin, Arteta, Rosicky, Campbell, Ramsey
Come On You Gunners, you’ve got this!!