4 changes for West Ham against Arsenal- Arnautovic captain, Diop & Antonio in XI

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini has announced his starting XI to do duty at the Emirates against Arsenal for their Round 3 fixture. The Chilean has made four changes, with Ryan Fredericks, Issa Diop, Carlos Sanchez and Michail Antonio coming in for Pablo Zabaleta, Angelo Ogbonna, Mark Noble and Javier Hernandez respectively.

Fredericks and Antonio had started the opening weekend loss to Liverpool, but were dropped for the next game against Bournemouth.

Angelo Ogbonna drops out of the matchday squad completely, meaning a new partner in central defence in the form of Issa Diop for Fabian Balbuena.

With Mark Noble injured, Carlos Sanchez makes his first start in midfield alongside former Arsenal player Jack Wilshere. Another ex Gunner, Lukas Fabianski is in goal for the Hammers, with a third, Lucas Perez, named on the bench by Pellegrini.

Marko Arnautovic will captain the side in the absence of Noble.

Arsenal have made only one change, with Aaron Ramsey coming into their starting lineup in place of Mesut Ozil, who does not feature due to illness.

West Ham starting XI: Fabianski, Fredericks, Diop, Balbuena, Masuaku, Wilshere, Sanchez, Antonio, Snodgrass, Anderson, Arnautovic

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