Team News: Aston Villa v Arsenal
We could have gone with Koscielny at right back if Squillaci were to have been picked at centre back but he only makes the bench.
Coquelin has played at right back before and for a time was being schooled in that role but has reverted to his preferred central midfield position over the last couple of seasons.
The transition from central midfield to full back has been made successfully in the past with Flamini doing a great job as stand in left back. Hopefully Coquelin will be as effective:
Team in full: Szczesny, Coquelin, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen, Frimpong, Arteta, Ramsey, Walcott, Gervinho, Van Persie.
Subs: Almunia, Squillaci, Benayoun, Arshavin, Rosicky, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Chamakh.