Arsenal v Leeds live

FA CUP LIVE: Arsenal v Leeds – follow the action from the Emirates as it happens

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the FA Cup as Arsenal host Leeds at the Emirates Stadium to wrap up the weekend's third round action. Simon Grayson's team will hope for a repeat performance from the same tie last season, when the Championship side were seconds away from sealing a shock win at the Premier League outfit before drawing 1-1.

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1 min: Bright start from the home side as Arshavin fires in a shot from range that is blocked.

7.45pm: Arsenal get us underway at the Emirates

7.41pm: Kick-off is just moments away…

He's back! Thierry Henry warms up

He's back! Thierry Henry warms up

7.40pm: In other news, can ESPN not afford a studio Why are they all pitchside In the cold

7.35pm: Leeds boss Grayson thinks Henry's arrival takes the limelight away from his side. With all due respect, I don't think it was ever on you Simon.

7.32pm: In case you were wondering, it is indeed the Mikael Forssell who is on the bench for Leeds.

7.30pm: Until their late win over Burnley, Leeds were on a horrendous run of form as they slipped down the Championship table. Simon Grayson's job is widely thought to be on the line although tonight's fixture is unlikely to have an impact.

7.25pm: We're bound to see the Frenchman at some stage tonight but Arsene Wenger will hope his side are home and dry by the time he calls on the club legend.

7.20pm: So, will Henry still be a force to be reckoned with, or will his return be nothing more than a damp squib Let me know using the address above.

7.15pm: Leeds: Lonergan, Thompson, Lees, O'Dea, White, Townsend, Clayton, Vayrynen, Pugh, Nunez, Becchio

Subs: Taylor, Bruce, Brown, Sam, Forssell, Parker, McCormack.

7.11pm:
Arsenal: Szczesny, Coquelin, Koscielny, Squillaci, Miquel, Song, Arteta
(c), Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Arshavin, Chamakh.

Subs: Martinez, Park, Henry, Walcott, Benayoun, Miyaichi, Yennaris.

Almost time for the real thing: Arsenal fans gather round the Thierry Henry's statue at the Emirates

Almost time for the real thing: Arsenal fans gather round the Thierry Henry's statue at the Emirates

7.10pm: The aforementioned Chamakh is on his own up front, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Andrey Arshavin behind him. Yossi Benayoun joins Henry among the substitutes.

7.05pm: It's fair to say that tonight is about one player. The myth, the man, the legend.

His stunning return has been splashed across the newspapers in recent weeks.

The anticipation has been building to a crescendo.

And now.. I can reveal that yes, it's true…

Marouane Chamakh is indeed back in the Gunners starting line-up.

Oh, and Thierry Henry is on the bench.

7.00pm: Welcome to Sportsmail's coverage of the final FA Cup third round tie from the Emirates as Arsenal face Championship side Leeds.

Young Gunners: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to start for Arsenal against Leeds

Young Gunners: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is likely to start for Arsenal against Leeds