Elsewhere, captain Simon Francis is named among the substitutes after overcoming a hamstring injury. This was the type of commanding performance City was missing in the opening weeks of the season even as it collected seven out of nine points. As manager I have to take collective responsibility for everything that has happened this season and vow to put it right. It means do we have to open the door completely to investments?
Bournemouth fell behind to Danny Welbeck's opener after just six minutes and rarely looked like making a recovery. But we have reason to be. Here's everything you need to know ahead of the kick off as well as our live updates from the Emirates Stadium.
Howe had been full of praise for his players as they lost 2-1 to Manchester City before the international break. We have to dig deep and find some character and show what we are made of. It was his first game. "Normally we have a good rhythm". "Gunners" managed to win in the match for the Super Bowl "Chelsea", as well as the team of Wenger, though with difficulty, but won in the first round, "Leicester" - 4: 3.
Bournemouth started the second half with more intent as Jermain Defoe headed against a post, only for Arsenal to go down the other end and wrap up the points. He is yet to score for the Cherries since returning to the south coast but, with a striker of his quality, it's only a matter of time.
"Overall we had a committed, disciplined and defensively very good performance", Wenger said.
He was obviously much happier after yesterday's facile win. "I got into that position and I didn't think twice about it". PSG broke the world transfer record with their £198m purchase of Neymar from Barcelona while they took Kylian Mbappé from Monaco on a season-long loan with an option to buy him for £166m.