Leicester City v Arsenal team news: Laurent Koscielny starts alongside Rob Holding, Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil on bench

20 Aug

Defending champions Leicester City host Arsenal at the King Power Stadium this evening, and it’s live on talkSPORT, kick off 17:30 BST.


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Much has been written over the Gunners’ vulnerable defence at the beginning of the new campaign, of which Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez will hope to expose further.

But Mesut Ozil, Laurent Koscielny and Olivier Giroud, who were rested in the opening defeat to Liverpool, could be available for selection. 

And the teams have now been confirmed for today’s meeting.

Leicester XI: Schmeichel; Simpson, Huth, Morgan, Fuchs; Mahrez, Drinkwater, Mendy, Albrighton; Okazaki, Vardy
Subs: Hernandez, Musa, King, Amartey, Zieler, Gray, Ulloa

Arsenal XI: Cech, Bellerin, Holding, Koscielny, Monreal, Walcott, Xhaka, Coquelin, Cazorla, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexis
Subs: Ospina, Gibbs, Wilshere, Giroud, Ozil, Chambers, Elneny

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