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Timber to return to Arsenal match day squad before trip to title makers

Timber to return to Arsenal match day squad before trip to title makers

Jurrien Timber may return to Arsenal squad before their trip to Tottenham ahead of the title run in. Mikel Arteta confirmed today that the defender will make an appearance for Arsenal before the season ends.

Timber’s return to playing may be closer than most expect after returning to the training pitch over a month ago.

Timber’s early injury woes

Timber joined Arsenal on a £34 million pound deal from Ajax in last summer’s transfer window. He impressed from the off with his pre-season performances and got fans excited by his potential.

Timber got his introduction to the feel of Premier League football, starting in the community shield win versus Manchester City. He then went on to start in Arsenal’s league curtain raiser versus Nottingham Forest.

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Timber went down under no challenge in the second half of the encounter and had to come off. The club later announced that the injury he suffered was worse than any one would have liked.

Arteta update on Timber’s return

Mikel Arteta carried out his pre-match press conference ahead of the game against Luton tomorrow.

He confirmed that the Arsenal defender will make an appearance for Arsenal before the end of the season.

“He’s doing very well. He’s back training. He’s not far off. The thing is that last step.

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“We’re going to have to feel it now. I would say he’s got a good chance.

Timber may return to Arsenal squad before their trip to Tottenham

Arsenal face a trip to arch enemies Tottenham in their title run in. Their North London rivals have the opportunity to derail Arsenal’s title chances if they win. In fact, they play all three title contenders before the end of the season and have the honor of derailing the chances of all three.

Arsenal’s game against Tottenham away is what has been earmarked as the date for his return to Arsenal’s set up.

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