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Arsenal attacker Podolski: Good to have Wilshere fully fit

Arsenal attacker Lukas Podolski is looking forward to getting stuck into preseason training.

On Thursday, he will be heading for Indonesia and the start of the club's pre-season tour of the Far East.

"It will be good to be back in training and I feel fit," he said. "This is a very important time of the year.

"This will be my first tour with Arsenal and I'm really looking forward to it. I hope Arsenal can have a good pre-season and, hopefully, all of us can be injury free. It's good to have Jack Wilshere back but we need all our players to be available.

"Last season was a good season for me. I scored a lot of goals and made a lot of assists so I was happy.

"I came from a small team like Cologne so it wasn't easy but, hopefully, this year will be better."

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