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Flamini returns for Arsenal, Willian replaces Hazard

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Mathieu Flamini returns to the Arsenal starting line-up for their Champions League clash with Marseille after sitting out the 2-0 win over Southampton through suspension.

The midfielder replaces Mikel Arteta, with Nacho Monreal coming in at left-back for Kieran Gibbs who is ill. Tomas Rosicky is also brought in for Santi Cazorla.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Flamini, Ramsey, Rosicky, Ozil, Wilshere, Giroud

Substitutes: Fabianski, Vermaelen, Arteta, Walcott, Cazorla, Bendtner, Gnabry

Marseille: Mandanda, Abdallah, N'Koulou, Mendes, Morel, Lemina, Romao, J Ayew, Imbula, Khalifa, Gignac

Substitutes: Samba, Mendy, Diawara, Fanni, Cheyrou, Valbuena, Thauvin

Jose Mourinho makes one change from the Chelsea team that beat West Ham 3-0, with Willian replacing Eden Hazard at Basel.

Fernando Torres features among the substitutes. Chelsea can qualify for the knockout phase with a draw, while a win will see them top their group with a game to spare.

Basel: Sommer, Ivanov, Voser, Schar, Serey Die, Stocker, Frei, Salah, Elneny, Xhaka, Streller

Substitutes: Vailati, P Degen, Ajeti, D Degen, Delgado, Sauro, Sio

Chelsea: Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta, Mikel, Lampard, Ramires, Oscar, Willian, Eto'o

Substitutes: Schwarzer, Cole, Mata, Hazard, De Bruyne, Schurrle, Torres

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