By Declan Taylor

Andrey Arshavin will return against Manchester United after fully recovering from flu.

The Russian was sent home from training twice in a row last week because of illness and sat out Sunday’s defeat against Chelsea. But he is available for this weekend’s trip to Old Trafford.

However, Arsène Wenger has no other returning stars for the clash. William Gallas and Gael Clichy are both out for the season and Manuel Almunia is still struggling with an ankle injury, although he might return for the final game of the campaign against Stoke.

“Andrey Arshavin is fully fit,” Wenger said at Thursday’s press conference.

“Gallas, Clichy, Eduardo and Almunia won’t be available but everyone else will be.

“Almunia has a little chance to play against Stoke. I want to play the players who have played the most games against Stoke so if he is available he will play.”

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14 May 2009