Arsene Wenger has provided the latest team news update ahead of Saturday’s Premier League clash with Liverpool.
The Gunners go into the game looking for a second successive Premier League win, following the 2-0 victory over Hull back on February 11th.
After going off injured in the 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich, Laurent Koscielny is back in full training, while Aaron Ramsey, as reported yesterday, has also returned to the squad after suffering a calf strain against Watford in January.
Mohamed Elneny will miss three weeks with the ankle problem he sustained in the 2-0 win over Sutton United.
Mesut Ozil was missing from training yesterday, and asked about the German and if he’d be available, Wenger said, “We’ll see, I don’t know, he should be ok though.
“Olivier Giroud is back in the squad as well.”
On the Liverpool game, and winning away from home against one of the big sides,
“We have to focus on the way we want to play, to win, to fight, to show our quality,” he said.
“Our recent history being negative doesn’t help, but we have to be strong enough to deal with that.”