Arsenal players visited Whittington Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital on Thursday afternoon.
Mathieu Debuchy, Mathieu Flamini, Kieran Gibbs, Laurent Koscielny, Per Mertesacker, Mesut Ozil and Aaron Ramsey made the club’s annual festive trip to the Whittington in Islington. They met young patients and their parents, posed for pictures and handed out gifts.
Captain Mikel Arteta, Calum Chambers, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wojciech Szczesny and Theo Walcott went to the Royal Free in Hampstead.
The club has a long-standing tradition of visiting north London hospitals at Christmas time.