With theiInternational break finished, the next set of fixtures sees the return of the FA Cup, with Arsenal playing Everton at 12:45 on Saturday in the most keenly-anticipated game of the round.

After the two sides played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at the Emirates Stadium in December, all eyes will be again on this match-up come Saturday lunchtime. With only Manchester City left in the competition of the supposed 'big guns', both sides know a win will be a great leap towards a potential cup final date at Wembley.

Despite setting up Germany's only goal, Mesut Ozil appeared to be booed by fans when substituted against Chile on Wednesday night and if he starts this game, a lot of attention will be on him after his recent run of poor form.

Everton players' participation in this week's friendlies was limited, although Romelu Lukaku and Kevin Mirallas both appeared from Belgium in their 2-2 draw against Ivory Coast. The Irish trio of Aiden McGeady, Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy also appeared in their 2-1 defeat to Serbia.

Phil Jagielka has been ruled out by his manager with a hamstring problem, although fellow centre-back Antolin Alcaraz may make an appearance having missed six games with a muscle problem.

Arsene Wenger confirmed that Lukasz Fabianski would play in goal, despite the fact that Wojcieich Sczcesny will be suspended for Tuesday's trip to Munich.

Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal are also doubts, with Jack Wilshere having been ruled out for six weeks following Daniel Agger's tackle in England's friendly win against Denmark.

Tomas Rosicky may continue his recent run of games in the side, although could see his spot taken by German youngster Serge Gnabry.

Arsenal Predicted XI to play Everton: Fabianski; Sagna, Vermaelen, Mertesacker, Gibbs; Flamini, Chamberlain, Rosicky, Ozil, Podolski; Sanogo.

Everton Predicted XI to play Arsenal: Howard; Coleman, Alcaraz, Distin, Baines; Barry, McCarthy, Mirallas, Osman, Naismith; Lukaku.

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