Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has named his strongest side for today’s FA Cup clash with Watford FC

Mesut Ozil has been included in the starting line-up in his favoured number ten role.

The 27-year-old was rested by Wenger earlier this week when Arsenal booked a place in today’s FA Cup quarter-finals following a convincing win over Hull City earlier this week.

The Gunners have however have little time to rest as they take on Watford today then Barcelona in the Champions League next week.

Ozil has created a total of chances this season (115) and has 18 assists to his name. The Germany international is just two assists off matching the Premier League record of 20 set by Thierry Henry.

Arsenal confirmed lineup’s: Ospina, Chambers, Mertesacker, Gabriel, Gibbs, Coquelin, Elneny, Campbell, Ozil, Alexis, Giroud
Subs: Macey, Bellerin, Monreal, Flamini, Iwobi, Walcott, Welbeck

Watford FC confirmed lineup’s: Cathcart, Behrami & Guedioura come in for Holebas, Suarez & Amrabat
Subs: Pantilimon (GK), Anya, Suarez, Abdi, Jurado, Amrabat, Oulare.

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