Arsenal XI vs Leicester City as Leandro Trossard starts and Thomas Partey returns to squad

Mikel Arteta has named his Arsenal team to take on Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.
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January signing Leandro Trossard start ahead of Eddie Nketiah who drops to the bench, while Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli are feature among the attacking triumvirate.

Jorginho starts in midfield alongside Granit Xhaka and Martin Odegaard, with Ben White, Gabriel, William Saliba and Oleksandr Zinchenko making up the defence.

Zinchenko will captain Arsenal against Leicester as a mark of respect on the first anniverary of the war in Ukraine.

Arteta’s side boast a strong substitutes bench which includes Thomas Partey, Emile Smith Rowe and Takehiro Tomiyasu.

Leicester have lost their last four Premier League games against Arsenal, with the Gunners winning nine of their 12 away games in the league this season.

Arsenal XI vs. Leicester City: Ramsdale; White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Jorginho, Xhaka, Ødegaard; Saka, Martinelli, Trossard.

Arsenalsubs: Turner, Tierney, Tomiyasu, Kiwior, Holding, Smith Rowe, Vieira, Partey, Nketiah