Laurent Koscielny and Johan Djourou have this week resumed full training after recovering from their injuries.

The duo had been sidelined with ankle and muscular problems respectively and missed the recent fixtures against Olympiacos and Tottenham.

Following rehab at Arsenal, both players are now away on international duty but did not feature in Friday's Euro 2012 qualifiers. Koscielny was an unused substitute for Laurent Blanc’s France side, while Djourou was suspended for Switzerland’s 2-0 defeat at Wales.

The return of Koscielny and Djourou - along with Sebastien Squillaci - will give Arsène Wenger plenty of defensive options when Arsenal resume their Premier League campaign against Sunderland next weekend.

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10 Oct 2011