Ljungberg takes cost of the Gunners for the primary time at Carrow Road and the Swede has made 4 modifications to Unai Emery’s crew which drew with Southampton final weekend.
Mustafi begins alongside David Luiz in central defence, whereas Kieran Tierney drops to the bench after picking up a knock in training. Sead Kolasinac is available in for the Scot at left-back.
Joe Willock has additionally been recalled to the facet and the teenager performs alongside Xhaka in midfield.
It’s the primary time Xhaka has appeared within the English high flight since his sweary outburst at supporters throughout Arsenal’s draw with Crystal Palace on the finish of October.
On his decision to start Mustafi and Xhaka, Ljungberg instructed Sky Sports: ‘I give all people a chance.
‘I felt that was the best balance of our team to play that way and then I took that decision.’
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Asked about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang maintaining the captain’s armband, Ljungberg replied: ‘For me the captaincy… there’s been so many discussions.
‘I thought it’s higher that I simply depart it as it’s.
‘Auba is a great captain, he’s an incredible soccer participant and that’s how we’re going to go.’
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◾ Amadou replaces Tettey
◾ Zimbo wears the armband
◾ Lewis on the bench
Ljungberg added: ‘It’s a really proud day for me and my household.
‘I represented this membership and performed for them for ten years and then to have the chance to lead them out is a superb, nice honour.
‘I’m very excited, trying ahead to kick-off and hopefully we get an excellent sport.’