Arsenal turned back into London Colney for training this evening, as they prepare to face the stubborn Brighton away from Emirates. Arsenal face Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. at American Express Community Stadium as their last fixture of the year. Arsenal will be hopeful to continue their winning run as they will be stretching their point lead against Manchester City.
From the training ground, it's visible that some players the fans have been waiting to see are back. Takihero Tomiyasu is back in the training after having some injury scares from his last two games at the world cup.
The other inclusion was Aleksandr Zinchenko. The former Manchester city defender did not start against West Ham on the boxing day but he is likely to replace Tierney at the left back Against Brighton in Saturday night.
Another surprise player missing from the training pics is Gabriel Martinelli. The Brazilian international was not capture by the camera an indication that he might have been left out during the training session. There is no any official reports as to why he is missing, but probably he might have been present but the camera man missed to capture him.
Gabriel Martinelli has been incredible for Arsenal this season, and he is likely to feature against Brighton.
Emile Smith Rowe has not yet come back as he was also missing from the training. The 22 year old is expected to be back after undergoing a surgical operation early, which has kept him out the whole of the first phase of the premier league before the world cup break.
Arsenal football club, has shared beautiful photos from the training this evening in their official website, as all the players were seen happy and jovial.
The training captured most of the young gunners from the academy who are likely to feature in the bench.
Below are some of these photos.
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