Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas returns to the starting line-up for tonight’s Champions League Group H tie with Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk.
Fabregas has not played since Arsenal’s 1-1 draw at Sunderland last month, but trained alongside his team-mates at London Colney yesterday.
Cesc’s fellow midfield star Tomas Rosicky also starts after being on the subtitutes bench for the past few games, while Lukasz Fabianski continues in goal.
Theo Walcott, Nicklas Bendtner and Kieran Gibbs return to the bench from their respective injuries.
Starting XI & Subs:
Eboue – Djourou – Squillaci – Clichy
Fabregas – Song – Wilshere
Nasri – Chamakh – Rosicky
Subs: Szczesny, Gibbs, Denilson, Diaby, Arshavin, Walcott, Bendtner.