The England midfielder replaces the injured Tomas Rosicky in one of three changes for Arsene Wenger's side, while skipper Grant Holt returns to lead the line for the visitors
The England midfielder replaces the injured Tomas Rosicky, who scored twice at West Brom last week in a 2-1 win for the Gunners, while club captain Thomas Vermaelen comes back into the side in place of the suspended Per Mertesacker
Elsewhere, Arsene Wenger brings Kieran Gibbs in for Nacho Monreal, while Theo Walcott makes the bench as Olivier Giroud and Gervinho continue up front.
Norwich boss Chris Hughton, meanwhile, also makes three changes from his side's 2-2 draw with Swansea as Steven Whittaker replaces Javier Garrido, Alexander Tettey replaces Elliott Bennett and skipper Grant Holt returns in place of Wes Hoolahan.
Arsenal starting XI: Fabianski, Sagna, Vermaelen, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Cazorla, Gervinho, Giroud
Subs: Mannone, Jenkinson, Monreal, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott, Podolski
Norwich starting XI: Bunn; R.Martin, Bassong, Turner, Whittaker; Johnson, Howson, Tettey, Snodgrass, Kamara; Holt
Subs: Camp; Jackson, Fox, E.Bennett, Garrido, Becchio, R.Bennett.