Arsenal gear up to take on sixth placed West Ham United on Saturday and the injury problems that have been dogging Arsene Wenger seem to be taking a turn for the positive.

Arsene Wenger and Arsenal have been plagued by injury problems throughout the season, but things are looking up at the business end of the season. Ahead of Arsenal’s match against West Ham United, Wenger revealed that Aaron Ramsey and Mathieu Flamini could be back in the running for a starting position for the Gunners’, as they face a late fitness test.

“We have a similar squad available,” said Wenger, according to the official club website.

“Ramsey could join the squad again because he had a good training session on Wednesday and would normally have a final test on Friday. There’s a possibility he could be back in the squad… Flamini is in a similar situation to Ramsey.”

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Wenger added that Spaniard Santi Cazorla and English midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were the only two injury worries for Arsenal at the moment, but both were recovering well.

The Petr Cech situation remains unclear, with the Czech goalkeeper being on the bench for their 4-0 mauling of Watford last weekend. It’s a toss up between Cech and David Ospina in goal, but the rest of the side seems a straightforward pick for Wenger.

Hector Bellerin, Per Mertesacker, Laurent Koscielny and Nacho Monreal form the first choice back four of Arsenal. Their best midfielder in the past few seasons, Francis Coquelin, could pair up with winter arrival Mohamed Elneny, who has impressed in his outings with the Gunners so far. Danny Welbeck, Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez will play in a more attacking role, just behind lone striker Olivier Giroud.

Young Nigerian winger Alex Iwobi, Colombian Joel Campbell and Arsenal veteran Theo Walcott are also available and in contention for a starting role in the attack.

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