Photos: He is back! Fans’ favourite and another Arsenal star manage to train on Monday
The Gunners appear to be closer to having a majority of injured players back in action for the second half of the season at least.
Arsenal began a busy month of December on a very high note by thrashing West Ham 5-1 at the London stadium on Saturday.
That victory is ahead of a trip to Basel in the Champions League where a place in the next round of the competition has already been secured.
And to add to the delight of Arsene Wenger, two of his injured players in the defensive department have managed to return to light training.
Hector Bellerin and Per Mertesacker were both in action on Monday morning and here were a few snapshots….