Pictures: £140,000-a-week star finally joins Arsenal squad in training on Tuesday
Arsene Wenger’s men are preparing for this weekend’s clash with Chelsea at Wembley in the Community Shield.
The Gunners managed to defeat Antonio Conte’s side in the FA Cup final back in May but they were beaten by the Blues in a preseason friendly in China two weeks ago.
And with just over a week left before the Premier League campaign begins, Arsenal are gearing up for another meeting with the champions at Wembley.
Tuesday morning’s training session saw Wenger finally welcome back star forward Alexis Sanchez who scored 30 goals in all competitions last season.
The 28-year-old was allowed to return late for preseason following his Confederations Cup participation with Chile earlier this summer.
And here were a few snapshots as Sanchez resumed action at London Colney…