The French defender, who has recently been sidelined with a thigh injury, is one of four changes for the Gunners following Saturday's FA Cup semi-final win over Wigan Athletic.
Arsenal: Szczesny; Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen; Arteta, Rosicky, Kallstrom; Cazorla, Podolski; Giroud
Subs: Fabianski, Bellerin, Jenkinson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ramsey, Sanogo, Akpom
West Ham: Adrian; Demel, Tomkins, Reid, Armero; Noble, Nocerino; Downing, Jarvis, Diame; Carroll
Subs: McCartney, Vaz Te, Taylor, Jaaskelainen, C Cole, J Cole, Johnson
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