The Gunners top four hopes have been boosted with the news that injured duo Theo Walcott and Jack Wilshere are running again and could be involved next weekend.
Wilshere suffered inflammation to his ankle prior to the international break while Walcott was ruled out while away with England due to a groin strain. Wenger has had to make do without his star players for the past two Premier League victories and will be unavailable again this weekend.
Nacho Monreal has recovered from his knock sustained against Reading, so apart from the aforementioned duo and long term absentee Diaby, the first team squad is fit and ready for the challenges that lie ahead.
Steve Bould revealed the follow team news ahead of this weekends tough trip to West Bromwich Albion:
[on Wilshere and Walcott] We have good news with both of them. Jack and Theo are outside running, and have an outside chance of being involved against Norwich a week on Saturday.
[on Monreal] Nacho has recovered well from his knee problem from the impact of the post and has trained the last couple of days so is available for the weekend.
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[on long-term injuries] We just have Ryo and Abou out for the long-term so things are looking good in terms of availability.