Arsenal XI to face Crystal Palace

Arsène Wenger has named the same team that beat Manchester City in the Communuity Shield for Saturday’s Premier League opener against Crystal Palace.


Alexis Sanchez, Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy make their home debuts while Mikel Arteta starts his first game as the new club captain.

Laurent Koscienly shrugged off a minor Achilles injury to play at centre back whileYaya Sanogo keeps his place up front.

Team in full: Szczesny, Debuchy, Koscielny, Chambers, Gibbs, Arteta, Wilshere, Ramsey, Alexis, Cazorla, Sanogo

Subs: Martinez, Monreal, Coquelin, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Campbell, Giroud