Confirmed teams: Arsenal v Burnley – Ozil starts as captain

By on December 22, 2018

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Arsenal need to put a disappointing week behind them when we welcome Burnley to the Emirates today.

Mesut Ozil has been recalled to the starting line-up as he captains Arsenal this afternoon with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette both starting in attack.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles starts at right-back with Sead Kolasinac returning on the left. Mohamed Elneny makes his first Premier League start with Lucas Torreira rested.

These are the teams:


Leno, Maitland-Niles, Sokratis, Monreal, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Elneny, Guendouzi, Ozil, Lacazette, Aubameyang.

Subs: Cech, Lichtsteiner, Torreira, Ramsey, Iwobi, Saka, Nketiah.


Hart, Bardsley, Tarkowski, Mee, Long, Taylor, Cork, Westwood, Hendrick, Barnes, Wood.

Subs: Heaton, Lowton, Vokes, Gibson, Vydra, McNeil, Koiki