Arsenal v Stoke – Confirmed starting line-up’s – Ozil starts on the bench
Mesut Ozil will start on the bench for Arsenal’s clash with Stoke in the Premier League.
The German international has not featured for the Arsenal since damaging his knee ligaments during a 2-0 defeat to Chelsea in October.
Ozil has made two assists and scored one goal in nine appearances for the North-London based club this season.
Arsenal: Ospina, Debuchy, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Coquelin, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Rosicky, Cazorla, Alexis, Giroud
Subs: Szczesny, Bellerin, Flamini, Ramsey, Ozil, Campbell, Walcott
Stoke: Begovic; Cameron, Wollscheid, Shawcross, Pieters; Nzonzi, Whelan; Arnautovic, Bojan, Walters; Crouch
Subs: Butland, Muniesa, Ireland, Wilson, Moses, Adam, Sidwell