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Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has named a team packed full of internationals for the Capital One Cup tie against Bradford City as they look to end their trophy drought

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has named a strong line-up for his side's Capital One Cup clash against League Two outfit Bradford City.

The Frenchman has named the same back five as in their previous match against West Brom, with Per Mertesacker partnering Thomas Vermaelen at the heart of the Gunners' defence.

Elsewhere, Jack Wilshere continues his comeback from a long injury lay-off with another start after impressing in recent weeks.

Young midfielder Francis Coquelin will play alongside the England international as he looks to become a first-team regular.

Gervinho gets a chance to lead the line in place of the injured Olivier Giroud, while Lukas Podolski gets a start after coming off the bench in their 2-0 win over the Baggies on Saturday.

Bradford City starting XI: Duke; Darby, Meredith, Hanson, Thompson; Atkinson, McHugh, G Jones, Wells; McArdle, Doyle.

Subs: McLaughlin, Ravenhill, R Jones, Connell, Hines, Turgott, Good.

Arsenal starting XI: Szczesny; Sagna, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Gibbs; Wilshere, Coquelin, Ramsey; Cazorla, Podolski, Gervinho.

Subs: Mannone, Jenkinson, Squillaci, Rosicky, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chamakh.

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