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Team news: The latest on Lacazette and Nelson

Alex Lacazette

Here’s a team news update ahead of Monday’s match at Sheffield United:

 
Alex Lacazette
Left ankle. Alex is progressing well and is back in full training. Decision on his participation for Monday’s match at Sheffield United will be made in the forthcoming days.
 
Emile Smith Rowe
Fully recovered from collision against Nottingham Forest in Carabao Cup. Available for selection.
 
Reiss Nelson
Left knee (ligament injury). Sustained during the Standard Liege (h) match. Aiming to return to full training in November.
 
Last Friday (October 11), all non-international first-team squad players, apart from Alex Lacazette, took part in a 90-minute match against a Reading XI at London Colney. There were no associated issues in this match.
 
Some international players will not be returning until Friday, when they will be assessed ahead of Monday’s match.