The England pair have not played a game since March due to their respective injuries, but are now in line to make an appearance during the game at the Emirates
Arsenal duo Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott are both expected to return from injury against Norwich City on Saturday, Arsene Wenger has confirmed.
“Jack has joined normal training since Wednesday and Theo should join in tomorrow. They are 90 per cent available for Saturday,” Wenger told the club’s official website.
Wilshere has been out of action for just under six weeks since aggravating an ankle injury during the north London derby defeat at the beginning of March, and it had been feared that he could be out for the rest of the season.
However, as Goal.com recently revealed, the 21-year-old has been undergoing a special rehabilitation programme at the club’s new medical centre in Colney, and is now ahead of schedule to return to the first team.
Walcott has been sidelined since injuring his hip whilst away on duty with England last month, but is now ready to be involved alongside his fellow international for Norwich’s visit to the Emirates.
There is less positive news concerning the fitness of Tomas Rosicky, who scored both goals in last weekend’s victory over West Brom, with the club confirming he is expected to miss out.
“The other uncertainty we have from last Saturday is Tomas Rosicky, who has a little hamstring irritation,” Wenger continued.
“His involvement is yet to be decided as well but it’s fair to say that he is a big doubt for Saturday.”