ace Abou Diaby is likely to make Sunday’s league trip to Chelsea.

The French international has been sidelined for two weeks now after been forced off by injury in the 4-2 home victory over Bolton.

Diaby had a slight chance to play a part in last weekend’s clash with Manchester United but failed to shrug off a calf problem in time.

Should all go well by Sunday though, the 23-year-old will boost Arsenal’s physical presence in attack for the tense clash with league leaders Chelsea.

Diaby’s return will be much welcomed after Arsenal’s forwards Rosicky, Arshavin and Nasri were dubbed as “a front-line of Oompa-Loompas” by BBC pundit Lee Dixon on Sunday as United resisted threat from Wenger’s men.

Nicklas Bendtner is also likely to regain a starting place and stiffen Arsenal’s muscle in the Stamford Bridge showdown.

Of course, both Bendtner and Diaby were missing when Chelsea battered Arsenal 0-3 back in November.

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