Triple injury boost, Ozil missing, wonderkid called up – Things we noticed from Arsenal training

Arsenal return to action on Thursday when they face Dundalk in the Europa League.

Mikel Arteta’s side take on the Irish outfit at the Emirates Stadium as they look to build on their 2-1 victory away to Rapid Vienna a week ago and bounce back from Sunday’s home defeat by Leicester City.

Two wins from two would be the perfect way to start the group phase and give the north London outfit a much-needed confidence boost ahead of this weekend’s clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford.

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But before the big Premier League game, the Gunners squad took part in a training session at London Colney on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the Dundalk encounter.

And there has been media footage released to get fans in the mood.

Here’s what we spotted from the video as well as those training pictures and what it tells us ahead of the game against Dundalk on Thursday evening.

Triple injury boost

There has been some excellent news for Arsenal on the injury front ahead of the Dundalk game.

Firstly, Bukayo Saka is fine after picking up a knock last time out and fellow midfielder Willian could be available after missing the game against the Foxes.

But what will encourage Gunners supporters is the sight of wonderkid Gabriel Martinelli stepping up his rehabilitation.

Gabriel Martinelli during the Arsenal training session at London Colney (Image: David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

The Brazilian, who has been recovering from a knee injury he sustained during training back in June, made another welcome appearance at London Colney as he continues with his daily strengthening and recovery programme.

Martinelli walked out for training alongside Rob Holding who is expected to be back in full training very soon.

“Right hamstring. Sustained hamstring strain during the warm-up at Manchester City on October 17,” a statement reads. “Rob has progressed…