Arsene Wenger has been handed a boost over the fitness of one of his key players during the international break.
The Arsenal manager has witnessed his side win three of their last four games in the Premier League, in response to the demoralizing 4-0 defeat at Liverpool in late August.
One man who has featured sparingly during the Gunners improved run is Mesut Ozil, a player yet to renew his contract at the club.
The Germany international has been sidelined by a knee problem but he is now back on his feet and working towards a return to action when the Premier League resumes next weekend.
Here was the 28-year-old showing off his progress in the gym on social media…