Arsenal Mikel Arteta has handed Transfer Deadline signing Thomas Partey a start against Rapid Vienna in their first Europa League group stage encounter.
The hosts Vienna have made for changes from their weekend thrashing of local side Vienna Neustadt in the second round of the Austrian Cup. In come Kelvin Arase, Srdan Grahovac, Taxiarchis Fountas, and Mateo Barac.
Rapid Vienna XI: Strebinger; Barac, Hofmann, Stojkovic; Arase, Ljubicic, Grahovac, Ullmann; Fountas, Ritzmaier, Kara.
Arsenal XI: Leno; Cédric, David Luiz, Gabriel, Kolasinac; Pépé, Thomas, Elneny, Saka; Nketiah, Lacazette
Subs: Runarsson, Macey, Bellerin, Tierney, Aubameyang, Maitland-Niles, Mustafi, Nelson, Willock, Xhaka