Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny have both regained full fitness and could be set to feature against Liverpool as Arsenal travel to Anfield on Saturday.

Arsenal travel to face Liverpool at Anfield in a crunch tie where a loss could see them drop out of the top-four of the Premier League table. However, the Gunners have been reinvigorated by the return of Aaron Ramsey and Laurent Koscielny, who are both back in training and could feature against the Reds.

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Arsene Wenger confirmed the return of the duo in his pre-match conference, which could see Koscielny take his place in the central defence alongside Shkodran Mustafi, with the pairing producing solid results this season.

Aaron Ramsey’s place in the starting lineup is debatable but his case could be aided by the injury to Mohamed Elneny, who suffered an ankle injury at Sutton and is set to be out for upto three weeks, as per the manager.

“ We have Aaron Ramsey back in the squad. He’s back in full training. Laurent Koscielny, who we lost at Bayern Munich, is back in full training as well. Elneny has an ankle problem that should be sorted out in three weeks. He got injured at Sutton and will not be available for Saturday’s game.”

Back with a bang and hopefully, for good, this time. (Picture Courtesy - AFP/Getty Images)
Back with a bang and hopefully, for good, this time. (Picture Courtesy – AFP/Getty Images)

Olivier Giroud is back in the squad as well and could start upfront if Arsene Wenger decides to field Alexis Sanchez in his more natural wide position, as has been the case in the recent few matches. Danny Welbeck has featured for Arsenal after regaining fitness but Wenger was again cautious when asked if the Englishman is ready for a start.

“ He [Welbeck]’s in contention. Yes [we’ve been careful] because he had ups and downs with his response to his knee problem. I followed the advice of our medical staff.”

Elsewhere, Mesut Ozil is a doubt for the game but could start in what is a hugely significant fixture for Arsenal. The German is set to be under the scanner again as he has underperformed in big games so far this season, something which has seen him feel the wrath of the fans, who have criticised the playmaker for going amiss in crunch ties.

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