BOOST! Arsenal Trio Return for Stoke City Clash.


Arsene Wenger has this morning confirmed that three players who have missed out through injury will be returning against Stoke City on Sunday.

Speaking to the Mirror on player availability ahead of our next Premier League game, Arsene Wenger disclosed that Mathieu Flamini, Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey will be in contention for selection.

Ozil got a knee ligament tear in Arsenal's 2-0 loss to Chelsea in October and has since been off the pitch. He resumed training last week then fell sick but the Prof assured that the German star will train with the rest of the squad today. The midfielder has a chance of playing on Sunday.

Wenger said: "Ozil will train with the squad today, he's been sick, he will be available. Will I start him, I don't know."

Aaron Ramsey is also back after over a month of absence. He has totally shaken off his hamstring problem which means he has a ninety-five percent chance of starting that match against Stoke. He missed a total of seven games in all competitions since featuring against Galatasaray.

Olivier Giroud is back! Yes he wasn't injured. He was only out on a three-match ban which he completed against Hull in the FA Cup. He would most likely get a start since Danny Welbeck who has a thigh injury is not yet fit to play.

The Arsenal boss also talked about Wojciech Szczesny. There was no way those journalists would have left out questions on the goalkeeper's recent dressing room shower smoking scandal. The 65-year-old said that the issue had been settled and apology rendered by the Pole.

"He's a serious boy who works very hard. He's not the first to make a mistake and not the last", the Frenchman said.

A revenge for their 3-2 defeat at the Britannia is what the players would be looking to implement. We've got what it takes to win that game and we must not relent. We need not repeat the sort of feverish defending we exhibited at Southampton if we are to get any reasonable result from our next game. What I term 'a reasonable result' is a win, not a draw or loss. Wishing our boys all the best.

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