Pictures: 29-year-old star joins rest of Arsenal first team in training ahead of Saturday’s clash with Palace


Arsene Wenger’s men are wrapping up their preparations for this weekend’s important clash against Crystal Palace at the Emirates stadium.

The Gunners are yet to win a game in the Premier League ever since that rollercoaster 3-2 victory away to Crystal Palace in December.

Wenger’s men will be looking to return to winning ways this weekend after suffering more setbacks in the race for a top four finish.

And on Friday morning, even Alexis Sanchez was involved in training as the Gunners first team prepared for the clash with Roy Hodgson’s side.

The Chilean international has dominated the headlines over the past week due to what now appears to be an imminent transfer to Manchester United after almost four years at the Emirates stadium.

Sanchez, who has refused to renew his contract at the club, has been training with the Arsenal squad all week despite the speculation of uncertainty surrounding his future.

And here were a few pictures from Friday’s session at London Colney….

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