Midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta are both in line to feature for Arsenal in their Champions League group stage tie at Anderlecht on Wednesday night.
The Welshman Ramsey made his comeback from injury as a 63rd-minute substitute in the Gunners' 2-2 draw with Hull City om Saturday, while Arteta , the club captain, was an unused substitute as he continues his recovery from a calf problem.
Theo Walcott, who has been out for nine months with a ACL knee injury, is also close to returning and could make the squad.
Manager Arsene Wenger said after the Hull draw that the Gunners are conceding goals "too easy" at the moment.
“I think the way we concede goals at the moment is too easy,” said Wenger. “We are guilty [in giving] two goals away from nothing. Our defensive efficiency is not there at the moment. It’s a bit linked with confidence and concentration.”
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