Vermaelen could make Arsenal comeback today

Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen could be back for today's clash with Sunderland. The Gunners skipper, whose last appearance for the club was in May, has been taking part in full training.

Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen could be back for today's clash with Sunderland.

The Gunners skipper, whose last appearance for the club was in May, has been taking part in full training.

“Vermaelen is very close to being available and he could be in the squad tomorrow,” said manager Arsene Wenger. “It is more likely to be Wednesday [in the Champions League match at Marseille].”

 
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