Sagna back for Gunners

Sagna back for Gunners

Full-back Bacary Sagna will return to the Arsenal squad for Sunday’s Barclays Premier League trip to title rivals Manchester City following a thigh problem.

Fit-again strikers Nicklas Bendtner and Theo Walcott are agains included in the squad, but centre-half Laurent Koscielny (back), fellow defender Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) and goalkeeper Manuel Almunia (elbow) remain out, while midfielder Jack Wilshere starts a three-match ban.

Robin van Persie (ankle) and Aaron Ramsey (leg) are on course for a return next month.

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