TEAM NEWS: Gervinho & Giroud continue in attack for Arsenal's fixture against West Brom

The forward pairing retain their places up front for the Gunners as Arsene Wenger names an unchanged line-up, while Jerome Thomas replaces Romelu Lukaku for the Baggies
Gervinho and Olivier Giroud have retained their places in attack for Arsenal's Premier League match against West Brom as Arsene Wenger names an unchanged line-up from his side's 4-1 win against Reading.

The forward pair both netted in the victory and continue in attack ahead of Lukas Podolski and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, who remain on the bench.

Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere are still out with hip and ankle injuries respectively, while there is no place in the squad for goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.

For West Brom, James Morrison comes in for the suspended Youssouf Mulumbu, while Jerome Thomas replaces Romelu Lukaku in the only two changes from the Baggies' 3-1 defeat at West Ham.

West Brom: Foster; Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell; Yacob, Brunt; Dorrans, Morrison, Thomas; Long

Subs: Myhill, Lukaku, Popov, Brown, Rosenberg, Fortune, Tamas

Arsenal: Fabianski, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Rosicky, Arteta, Ramsey, Cazorla, Gervinho, Giroud

Subs: Mannone, Vermaelen, Jenkinson, Gibbs, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Podolski