TEAM NEWS: Giroud starts for Arsenal in Champions League clash with former club Montpellier

The Frenchman returns to the first-team against the side he left this summer as the Gunners make three changes to the line-up that beat Southampton 6-1 at the weekend
Olivier Giroud is recalled to the Arsenal starting line-up as he returns to the club who he fired to the title last season in one of three Gunners changes.

Montpellier starting
XI: Jourdren; Bocaly, Yanga-Mbiwa, Hilton, Bedimo; Estrada, Cabella, Saihi, Belhanda; Mounier, Camara

Arsenal starting XI
: Mannone; Jenkinson, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Gibbs; Diaby, Arteta, Santi Cazorla; Podolski, Giroud, Gervinho
Subs: Shea, Koscielny, Santos, Ramsey, Coquelin, Walcott, Oxlade-Chamberlain.