Photos: Coquelin, Sanchez all smiles in Arsenal training session

Arsenal continue their preparations for their Premier League clash with Chelsea in training on Thursday

Arsenal have been handed a big boost ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Chelsea after Francis Coquelin and Alexis Sanchez both took part in full training on Thursday morning.

Coquelin has been out of action since November due to a knee injury but is now closing in on a return to first-team action.

However, Arsene Wenger said on Friday that the France international is unlikely to be involved against the Blues on Sunday.

Sanchez also took part in the Arsenal training session on Thursday as the Chile international bids to prove his fitness ahead of Sunday’s showdown with the champions at The Emirates.

New signing Mohamed Elneny was among the other players to be snapped in training on Thursday at London Colney.

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Here are some of the best pictures from Thursday’s Arsenal training session.

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Michael Owen
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Jurgen Klopp
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Paul Scholes
'He's been special': Paul Scholes praises Man United star Bruno Fernandes
Michael Owen
Michael Owen states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Jurgen Klopp
Mark Lawrenson reveals his prediction for Liverpool FC v Chelsea FC
Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola sends message to Man City players about Man United
Thomas Tuchel
Danny Murphy predicts where Man United and Chelsea FC will finish
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