Arsenal have handed Eddie Nketiah a starting berth in place of Alexandre Lacazette while Hector Bellerin and Mesut Ozil return to the side against Everton.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has chosen to start with academy product Eddie Nketiah as the lone striker ahead of star forward Alexandre Lacazette for the Premier League clash against Everton at the Emirates. Lacazette had scored in both of his last appearances, but drops out to the bench making way for Nketiah.
There are a couple of alterations in the backline with Sead Kolasinac replacing Bukayo Saka at left-back, while Hector Bellerin is fit to start at right-back after missing the Olympiacos game in midweek with a groin issue. David Luiz and Shkodran Mustafi pair up at the centre with Bernd Leno in goal.
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Another change comes in the middle of the park where Dani Ceballos gets a start ahead of Matteo Guendouzi, who featured in the starting lineup against Olympiacos. Lucas Torreira, who missed that game with illness, is fit and named among the substitutes.
Mesut Ozil also returns to the side after missing the Europa League encounter due to personal reasons. He slots in as the No. 10 for Arsenal, replacing Joe Willock. Ozil will be flanked by Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Nicolas Pepe, who comes into the side in place of Gabriel Martinelli.
Arsenal Confirmed XI: Leno; Bellerin, Mustafi, Luiz, Kolasinac; Ceballos, Xhaka; Pepe, Ozil, Aubameyang; Nketiah