Arsenal will have enjoyed another week on the training pitches ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with West Ham at the London Stadium.
The Gunners have picked up three successive wins, the most recent being the 3-1 success over title rivals Liverpool. They will now have two away fixtures against the Hammers and at Burnley respectively before a trip to Portugal to face FC Porto in the Champions League's round-of-16.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said in his pre-match press conference that he is 'hopeful' of welcoming back some players for the match.
«We have a few still in contention, they’ve been evolving really well. Tomorrow [Saturday] we have another training session. We’re hopeful that we’ll have a few back and that we can put a very competitive squad out there,» Arteta said on Friday.
With that said, football.london have taken a look at the latest Arsenal training pictures ahead of the Premier League clash against West Ham.
Welcoming Bukayo Saka back was a major boost for Arteta earlier this week. The England international was taken off the pitch following a collision with Liverpool's Darwin Nunez last week.
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It appears he was taken off as a precaution and was seen doing work in the gym alongside Jorginho, Mohamed Elneny and Leandro Trossard before joining his teammates on the training pitch.
There was no sign of Thomas Partey, Gabriel Jesus, Oleksandr Zinchenko or Takehiro Tomiyasu, who has returned from international duty with Japan.
Zinchenko was replaced at half-time against Liverpool and Arteta confirmed he felt his calf. «We don't know. He had someRead on football.london