Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney are lead Arsenal training on Tuesday as Mikel Arteta’s men put through their paces at club training based ahead of crucial clash against Villarreal.
Lacazette, 29, sustained a hamstring injury against Fulham last month while Kieran Tierney, who establish himself as one of the pivotal player in Gunners shirt, missed Arsenal’s last six games with a knee injury.
However, both are return to full training with rest of Mikel Arteta’s squad as they prepared for their Uefa Europa League semi-final second-leg tie against Villarreal at Emirates stadium.
Duo, who are perhaps amongst most important players in Arsenal’s entire squad, regained their fitness at the perfect time as they Mikel Arteta’s squad aiming to overturn a 2-1 deficit against the La-Liga side when the two teams meet for the decisive second leg at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday night.
The Gunners ended the first-leg tie in disappointing display as they suffered away defeat to the Yellow Submarine last week, but still managed to get important away-goal, scored by Nicolas Pepe through spot-kick after Bukayo Saka was foul inside the box.
So their hope of book place in final spot of the competitions still alive and outcome result at Emirates stadium on Thursday evening, with define their chance of qualifying for the European competitions next season as they sitting ninth position on league standings.
Bukayo Saka, Nicolas Pepe, Granit Xhaka, Folarin Balogun, Pablo Mari, Emile Smith-Rowe included Thomas Partey also participated in Tuesday’s training session.
After the Europa League semi-final Mikel Arteta’s side face Premier League matches against West Brom, Chelsea and Crystal Palace, before finishing the league campaign with a home game against Brighton on May 23.