CB) Laurent Koscielny 81
French centre back Koscielny has formed an imposing partnership with Mertesacker at the heart of defence.
LB) Kieran Gibbs 78
Young English full back Gibbs is rated slightly higher than Spanish challenger Nacho Monreal.
CM) Jack Wilshere 81
English midfielder Jack Wilshere keeps captain Mikel Arteta out of this line-up.