Fitness Boost For Arsenal As Jack Wilshere Returns To Training Ahead Of FA Cup Clash

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Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere was back in training today ahead of his side’s FA Cup fifth round tie…

Arsene Wenger has been handed a major fitness boost today, with Jack Wilshere returning to the training after almost three months out with injury. The Arsenal star was forced onto the sidelines by a challenge from Manchester United’s Paddy McNair in November.

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Reports in the Daily Mirror explain that the England international participated in a session alongside his Gunners teammates at the club’s London Colney base, as the players prepare for a fifth round FA Cup tie against Middlesbrough on Sunday.

Wilshere will not be in the squad for the game against Championship leaders Borough, but his imminent comeback is good news for both Wenger and Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson, whose next England squad will be chosen next month.

Elsewhere, Gabriel Paulista could make his Arsenal debut after his January move from Villarreal. Wenger has not yet used the Brazilian due to concerns over his language skills.

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