Kieran Gibbs has completed his return to full training with the first-team squad after three months out. 

After surgery on both groins, the left back has been successfully taken through a long period of rehabilitation and, on Monday, joined his team-mates for the first time.

“He had a normal training session yesterday,” confirmed Arsène Wenger on Tuesday morning.

“He is still short to play now but it is good news to have him back and I think one or two more weeks practice will get him back to being available again. That is very positive.”

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31 Jan 2012