Walcott and Ramsey could only manage to get themselves a place on the bench though, as the Gunners seek to catch up with Manchester United with a win over the Seasiders (Blackpool)
Blackpool starting XI: Kingson; Crainey, Cathcart, Evatt, Baptiste; Southern, Adam, Taylor-Fletcher; Varney, Puncheon, Campbell.
Subs: Rachubka, Eardley, Phillips, Reid, Kornilenko, Beattie, Ormerod
Arsenal starting XI: Almunia; Eboue, Squillaci, Koscielny, Clichy; Nasri, Wilshere, Fabregas, Diaby, Arshavin; Van Persie.
Subs: Lehmann, Gibbs, Rosicky, Walcott, Ramsey, Chamakh, Bendtner.