CONFIRMED: Arsenal v West Ham line-ups - Kallstrom handed first start!

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Here are the teams for Arsenal v West Ham United this evening at the Emirates, kick-off at 19:45 GMT.

Arsenal: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen, Arteta, Rosicky, Kallstrom, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud

Subs: Ox, Fabianski, Sanogo, Jenkinson, Akpom, Bellerin, Ramsey

West Ham United: Adrian, Demel, Reid, Tomkins, Armero, Noble, Nocerino, Diame, Downing, Jarvis, Carroll

Subs: McCartney, Vaz Te, Taylor, Jaaskelainen, C.Cole, J.Cole, Johnson

Arsenal go into this game after securing their place in the FA Cup final, which means a shot at a first piece of silverware since 2005.

Offered the choice, Arsene Wenger would probably have the top four place, which would give the Gunners a crack at winning the Champions League for the first time under Wenger next season.

Wenger has had an injury crisis to deal with ahead of this game but the good news is that Jack Wilshere is back in training along with Abou Diaby and German maestro Mesut Ozil.

A win for the Hammers would take them closer to nudging in the top half of the table and onto the magical 40 point mark, traditionally enough to stop teams being relegated from English football’s top flight.

Sam Allardyce will want his side to utilise their physical strength against a midfield, which could be vulnerable to some aggressive tactics.

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