Update – Arsenal boy set for unexpected start against Stoke after impressive training return
Arsene Wenger will have at least one more player available for selection earlier than expected following a couple of weeks out of action.
The Gunners are set to welcome Stoke City to the Emirates stadium after going 13 games unbeaten in the Premier League since the opening day defeat to Liverpool.
And following weeks of either having to call upon the out-of-form Carl Jenkinson or use Gabriel as a makeshift right-back, Wenger appears to have his star man back.
For the first time since suffering an ankle injury in a clash with Danny Rose in last month’s north London derby, Hector Bellerin was able to go through full training with the rest of the Arsenal squad today.
The energetic 21-year-old had been involved in light training for the past couple of days but he is now expected to receive the green light to be named in the 18-man squad which faces Stoke City at least.
His starting spot on Saturday will be Wenger’s prerogative but here were some snapshots of the Spaniard back in full training on Friday…