Arsenal v Leicester – Confirmed starting lineups – Mesut Ozil starts

Arsenal v Manchester Utd Mesut Ozil

Mesut Ozil has been included in Arsenal’s starting line-up which takes on Leicester City today.

The Gunners host the Foxes today in the crucial Premier League encounter which kick’s-off is at 12:00 (GMT).

Arsenal are five points behind the league leaders and know a defeat could see them slip eight points behind the Foxes.

The Visitors go into the game on the back of a three game winning run including a 3-1 victory over Manchester City.

Arsenal have only managed to win one of their last five games and are in danger of slipping down to forth place.

Mesut Ozil starts in his favoured number 10 role in a 4-2-3-1 formation. The Germany international of Turkish origin has been in impressive form this season with six goals in all competitions as well as 16 assists in the Premier League.

Arsenal confirmed lineup: Cech; Bellerin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Ramsey; Chamberlain, Ozil, Sanchez; Giroud

Leicester confirmed lineup: Schmeichel, Simpson, Morgan (c), Huth, Fuchs, Mahrez, Kanté, Drinkwater, Albrighton, Okazaki, Vardy
Subs: Schwarzer, King, Gray, Ulloa, Dyer, Wasilewski, Chilwell

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