Arsene Wenger has confirmed Denmark international Nicklas Bendtner has returned to fitness and is available for selection against Coventry City on Friday night.
The Gunners have lost Tomas Rosicky through injury however which is a big blow, but Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks primed for a starting spot in this weeks FA Cup tie at Emirates.
Good news for both Mikel Arteta and Aaron Ramsey as the two injured midfielders will be welcomed back to training on Monday.
Wenger revealed the following team news at Thursday’s pre-match press conference:
He’s been back in the squad since the start of the week and he’s available if selected.
[on Arteta and Ramsey]
Mikel Arteta and Aaron Ramsey join the squad on Monday, they are not available for Friday’s game. We lost as well Rosicky, he’s not available.
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[on the squad strength]
We have just had Oxlade-Chamberlain back, Bendtner back, I hope to have Arteta back next week and Ramsey. We also have Yaya Sanogo coming back into the squad next week.