Both were doubts for the derby. The Spaniard had picked up a virus and the Swede was struggling with the hamstring problem that had kept him out of Tuesday's victory over Manchester City. It appears that both have recovered.
"Cesc is in the squad," said Wenger at Friday's press conference. "But he is not completely fresh at the moment. Freddie is in the squad too and so is Abou Diaby."
Copyright 2016 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source