Arsenal Predicted Starting XI Against Crystal Palace

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June 30, 2014; Porto Alegre, BRAZIL; Germany player Per Mertesacker celebrates after defeating Algeria during the round of sixteen match in the 2014 World Cup at Estadio Beira-Rio. Mandatory Credit: Tim Groothuis/Witters Sport via USA TODAY Sports

Per Mertesacker

The size of Palace dictates a need for size from Arsenal, but Per would be starting regardless. He got a rest against Boro and the big German will be ready and raring to get back onto the pitch.