Team news: Arsenal handed boost but Emery could be without 5 players for Bournemouth

Arsenal have been handed a fitness boost ahead of Wednesday night’s Premier League game with Bournemouth but two other players are facing late fitness checks.
Let’s start with the positive news and the club have confirmed on Arsenal.com┬áthat Ainsley Maitland-Niles is back in full training after recovering from illness that’s kept him out for the past two games.
Maitland-Niles sat out the matches with BATE Borisov and Southampton due to his illness but the 21-year-old is expected to return to the squad against Bournemouth tomorrow night.
His return could be well timed as Stephan Lichtsteiner is a doubt for the game on Wednesday after limping off with a back problem at the weekend. The club say it’s only a minor issue but it could still be enough to keep him out of the Bournemouth game.
Alex Iwobi is also facing a late fi...
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