Arsenal will have Mikel Arteta available for tomorrow’s Champions League clash with Marseille.
The Spaniard was substituted during the 2-0 win over Southampton at the weekend, sparking fears he could miss the crunch European encounter, but at his press conference today the Arsenal manager revealed there were no new injury worries.
Although Lukas Podolski was in training with the squad today he’s still a few weeks away from consideration, but Wenger welcomes back Mathieu Flamini who missed the weekend’s fixture through suspension.
The boss is aware that it’s a big game for his team, saying, “We know what’s at stake and want to qualify. Tomorrow is a big game in that stage.”
Thierry Henry and Robert Pires also joined in the training session this morning, and said of the club’s all-time leading scorer, said “At the moment he is invited just to practice when he can and when he wants.”