Arsene Wenger has recalled Mesut Ozil for this afternoon's game with Hull, five weeks after suffering a hamstring injury.
The German international, who replaces Tomas Rosicky in the starting line up, is one of two changes to the team which beat West Ham United on Tuesday night.
Captain Thomas Vermaelen has picked up a slight hamstring injury and is replaced at left back by fit again Nacho Monreal.
Mathieu Flamini who has been suspended for the last two games returns to the match day squad with a place on the bench.
Arsenal team: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Arteta, Ramsey, Cazorla, Ozil, Podolski, Giroud.
Substitutes: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Flamini, Kallstrom, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Rosicky, Sanogo.