Arsenal v Chelsea: Who made your combined XI?

Chelsea players once again dominate your combined XI with Arsenal as the sides prepare to meet at Emirates Stadium.

You selected eight Blues players before the previous Premier League meeting in August - and though there are a few alterations, a clear preference for individuals from the Stamford Bridge side remains.

Here's how your final XI looks...

January 2019 combined Arsenal Chelsea XI: Kepa (Chelsea); Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Rudiger (Chelsea), Luiz (Chelsea), Alonso (Chelsea); Kante (Chelsea), Torreira (Arsenal), Willian (Chelsea), Hazard (Chelsea); Aubameyang (Arsenal), Lacazette (Arsenal)

There are three changes to the line-up you selected five months ago.

Brazilian defender David Luiz replaces Chelsea team-mate Jorginho, despite the Italian being Blues boss Maurizio Sarri's rock in central midfielder and displacing N'Golo Kante - who is again selected in your XI - to a more attacking position.

Summer signing Lucas Torreira and forward Alexandre Lacazette are the two Arsenal players who appear to have impressed you since the beginning of the season, and they come in at the expense of Gunners midfielder Mesut Ozil and their defender Laurent Koscielny.

Koscielny has missed much of the season through injury, while Ozil continues to struggle for starts amid uncertainty surrounding his future at the club.

How it looked in August

The combined Chelsea-Arsenal XI as selected by BBC Sport readers in August: Kepa (Chelsea), Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Koscileny (Arsenal), Alonso (Chelsea), Willian (Chelsea), Kante (Chelsea), Jorginho (Chelsea), Ozil (Arsenal), Aubameyang (Arsenal), Hazard (Chelsea)

There were eight players from Chelsea in the most popular combined Arsenal-Chelsea XI selected by users before the teams met back in August.

That weighting appears to have been backed-up by the performances of both clubs since, with Maurizio Sarri's fourth-placed side starting this contest a position and six Premier League points better off than Arsenal.

The Arsenal fan's view

Akhil Vyas, The Gooner Ramble

Akhil Vyas, The Gooner Ramble, picks his combined XI: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Sokratis, Alonso, Ozil, Kante, Toreira, Hazard, Aubameyang, Lacazette

The Chelsea fan's view

Ramon Isaac, Moving Meadows blog

Ramon Isaac, Moving Meadows blog, picks his combined XI: Kepa, Azpilicueta, Luiz, Rudiger, Alonso, Ramsey, Kante, Kovacic, Lacazette, Aubameyang, Hazard

Pick your combined XI

So who will be the most popular selections this time around?

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My Arsenal-Chelsea XI

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