Blackburn Rovers return to the Emirates for the first time since relegation in the FA Cup 5th round fixture. Arsenal are fighting on three fronts right now so we can expect to see an unfamiliar line-up. We need silverware though, so there needs to be focus on this game and the BFG has been exercising his vocal prowess informing the world that Arsenal are going to take this fixture very seriously indeed and are not even thinking about Bayern.

Arsene has said in his press conference today that players that have been playing regularly will be rested so I expect to see Cazorla and Giroud benched, with Wilshire left sitting in the stands to continue his rehabilitation from the kick at Sunderland. I also expect Koscielny to be left on the bench to save risking him so I thing the line up might look something like this. A return for African legend Gervinho is on the cards too after a rest following the ACN.
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