By Tony Hughes

Olivier Giroud has been handed his first start of the season in the Champions League match with Ludogorets and Arsenal fans on Twitter have got mixed feelings about him and Alexis Sanchez playing together.

Sanchez has also been named in a strong starting XI and it gives Arsene Wenger and fans a chance to see how the two heavyweight attackers combine.

Giroud made a spectacular return from injury in the Premier League on Saturday, coming off the bench to score two goals with this first two touches.

Another strong performance tonight could see him in contention for a starting place in the Premier League game against Tottenham on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Arsenal fans are looking forward to Giroud banging in a few goals against opposition that his side have already put six past at home.

Here is a selection of their Tweets:

In other Arsenal team news, Rio Ferdinand has given this positive assessment of the Arsenal defence.