Arsenal stars Hector Bellerin, Theo Walcott and Nacho Monreal have all trained ahead of the north London derby with Tottenham on Sunday.
The trio are all rated as doubtful for the crunch clash at the Emirates with Arsene Wenger admitting at his pre-match press conference that Bellerin and Walcott could play some part.
Walcott looks to have recovered from a hamstring strain while Bellerin took a knock in training and Wenger admits he could have played against Ludogorets but opted to leave him out as a precaution.
The return of Bellerin and Walcott would be a huge boost for the Gunners, Walcott is the joint top scorer alongside Alexis Sanchez and Arsenal will need to be at their attacking best against Tottenham who have conceded just five goals in the Premier League so far this season.
Monreal will have a late fitness test but the club seem optimistic he could feature after tweeting a picture of him back in training alongside Walcott. Should he miss out Arsenal may have a problem at left-back with Kieran Gibbs also a doubt with a minor shoulder problem.
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Cazorla is perhaps the biggest doubt with Wenger insisting “he will try” to train ahead of Sunday’s game. The midfielder’s creativity has been hugely missed by the Gunners during his short spell out, particularly in the 0-0 draw with Middlesbrough.
Arsenal have also been boosted by the return to action of Aaron Ramsey and Olivier Giroud, who featured in midweek, meaning Wenger has plenty of options at his disposal for the derby, while Spurs are also struggling with injuries to key men Harry Kane, Toby Alderweireld and Mousa Dembele.