Vela back in Arsenal training after swine flu concern

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Mexico striker Carlos Vela has returned to training with Arsenal after being held out of practice due to fears over swine flu.

The 20-year-old player was kept away from training on Monday after a visit from friends from Mexico, where more than 150 deaths have been blamed on the virus.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Vela was given the "all clear" today and returned to training ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first-leg game against Manchester United.