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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has delivered massive update that injured Arsenal star Danny Welbeck is likely to make his return back to the first-team training on Friday.
The former Manchester United youngster has been on the sidleines due to a serious knee injury since May and it was initially thought that he would not be returning to the squad until 2017.
However, per the update from the manager the England international could be available for the Gunners for our next match coming up against Crystal Palace on January 1 as Wenger had earlier confirmed that the England international was fit to begin full training with the London club.
Wenger told reporters last week about him that, “He will return to training today which is very good news. Welbeck will need some time. Today is the first time he joins in with team training so I’m very cautious because you can have setbacks after being out for so long,”
Back-to-back Premier League defeats have left Arsenal fourth in the table on 34 points. On Boxing Day, Wenger’s side will welcome West Bromwich Albion to the Emirates.