Arsenal have been handed a boost in their hopes of finishing the season strongly with the news that two key players have returned to training.
The Gunners are currently sitting in sixth in the league, 13 points behind their local rivals Tottenham, who currently occupy the fourth and final Champions League qualifying position. They are still however in with a shot of qualifying for the Champions League via the Europa League, a tournament in which they are second favourites to win.
The North North London club’s chances of lifting their first ever European trophy have been boosted with the news that two of their most important players have returned to training.
French striker Alexandre Lacazette is back in full training following a six-week absence with a knee injury, while Aaron Ramsey returned after the midfielder recovered from what Wales manager Ryan Giggs described as ‘a small procedure’ on a private matter.
The return of Lacazette especially will be a boost for Wenger in his hopes of lifting the Europa League, with club record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ineligible to play in the competition.