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Arsenal welcome West Brom to the Emirates on Boxing Day to kick-off what is a rather lightweight festive programme of matches this season.
The Gunners are looking to get back on track after successive defeats on the road and speaking to the media ahead of the game at his press conference, Arsene Wenger gave the latest team news.
Wenger confirmed that Danny Welbeck has returned to full training although we are unlikely to see him this side of January after such a long time out.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s injury will keep him out ‘days not weeks.’
Aaron Ramsey also returned to full training and has a chance of making the Boxing Day squad.
Welbeck has been out since May 8, Ramsey since December 6.
Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring), Santi Cazorla (Achilles), Per Mertesacker (knee) and Mathieu Debuchy (hamstring) are all ruled out.
Wenger admitted that the return of Welbeck, and Ramsey, was ‘like a new signing’. Signings, actually