Last update The 17/09/2013 at 17:22 - Published on 18/09/2013 at 00:56
By PA Sport Report - The 17/09/2013 at 17:22
have been handed a boost ahead of their Champions League opener against Marseille
after deadline-day signing Mesut Ozil and striker Olivier Giroud
were passed fit.
The duo had been in doubt after Saturday's 3-1 win over Sunderland, when midfielder Ozil made his Gunners debut.
Centre-back Per Mertesacker is also back in contention after he missed the trip to the Stadium of Light while Thomas Vermaelen (back) returned to full training last week.