Photo: Arsenal star joins Chelsea’s Willian for selfie en route to London

Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista and Chelsea forward Willian head back to London ahead of Premier League's return

Gabriel Paulista and Willian were all smiles as the Brazilian duo headed back to London ahead of the return of the Premier League on Saturday.

Gabriel and Willian were part of Dunga’s squad for Brazil’s recent victories over Costa Rica and USA during the international break.

The Arsenal centre-half has impressed for the north London side since being drafted into the first-team for their games against Liverpool and Newcastle United.

Willian, meanwhile, was omitted from Jose Mourinho’s side following the £21.1m signing of Pedro Rodriguez, but could return to the line-up for their trip to Everton on Saturday.

And the afro-sporting Chelsea star posted a selfie with Gabriel on the flight to London on Wednesday afternoon.

Willian wrote: “✈️ london @gpaulista5”

Chelsea make the trip to Everton at Goodison Park in the opening game of the Premier League weekend.

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Arsenal, meanwhile, welcome Mark Hughes’s Stoke City side to Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

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