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Yaya Sanogo starts for Arsenal as Liverpool go full-strength

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made several changes to his side for the FA Cup last 16 clash against Liverpool at the Emirates.

Yaya Sanogo starts up front in place of Olivier Giroud, while Mathieu Flamini returns from a three-game ban.

Arsenal are looking to bounce back from the 5-1 defeat they suffered against Liverpool at Anfield a week ago and drawing 0-0 with Manchester United at the Emirates on Wednesday night.

Liverpool meanwhile have made four changes to the side that defeated Fulham in midweek, with the most significant change seeing Brad Jones take the place of Simon Mignolet in goal.

Arsenal starting line-up: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Flamini, Arteta, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Podolski, Sanogo.

Substitutes: Viviano, Sagna, Gibbs, Wilshere, Cazorla, Gnabry, Giroud.

Liverpool starting XI: Jones, Flanagan, Skrtel, Agger, Cissokho, Gerrard, Allen, Coutinho, Suarez, Sterling, Sturridge.

Substitutes: Mignolet, Toure, Moses, Henderson, Kelly, Aspas, Teixeira.

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