Arsenal handed fitness boost ahead of Huddersfield trip as player returns

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has handed Arsenal a fitness boost ahead of Saturday’s trip to Huddersfield after making his comeback from a foot injury with a run out for the U23’s on Monday night.
The 30-year-old hasn’t featured for the first team since suffering a fractured metatarsal during Arsenal’s 2-0 Carabao Cup defeat to Tottenham on the 19th December.
Mkhitaryan has taken longer than expected to recover and even when he did return to full training late last month, Unai Emery and his medical team decided to ease him back in to first team action.
I had expected¬†Mkhitaryan to be in the squad for our defeat to Manchester City on Sunday but he was left in north London in order to start for the U23’s against West Ham at Boreham Wood last night.
The Armenian international was understandably a little rusty but he showed glim...

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