Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has not been included in the the Gunners squad to take on Newcastle United on Sunday at St. James' Park.
The Germany international has a slight shoulder problem, so Jack Wilshere returns to the starting XI after serving his two-match suspension.
Laurent Koscielny also returns to action after overcoming the knee injury he picked up in the 6-3 defeat to Manchester City, with Thomas Vermaelen missing out.
For Newcastle, Cheik Tiote has been recalled to the starting line-up after missing Thursday's 5-1 win over Stoke City through suspension, while Hatem Ben Arfa drops to the bench.
Newcastle: Krul; Debuchy, Coloccini, Williamson, Santon; Anita, Tiote, Cabaye; Sissoko, Remy, Gouffran. SUBS: Elliot, Haidara, Yanga-Mbiwa, Sammy Ameobi, Ben Arfa, Shola Ameobi, Cisse.
Arsenal: Szczesny; Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs; Flamini, Rosicky; Wilshere, Walcott, Cazorla; Giroud. SUBS: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Arteta, Ryo, Bendtner, Gnabry, Podolski.