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[Photo] 33-year-old Arsenal star spotted in first-team training ahead of Swansea City clash



Per Mertesacker

Arsenal are finishing up their preparations for Saturday’s English Premier League fixture against Swansea City at the Emirates.

The North London club have now won three straight matches in all competitions since that frustrating 2-1 loss away to Watford almost a fortnight ago.

Last weekend’s 5-2 humiliation of Everton revived the Gunners hopes of keeping pace with the rest of the top six as rivals Manchester City continue to run away at the top of the log.

Germany international defender Per Mertesacker, who played at Goodison Park on Sunday afternoon, will be looking to start once again for Arsene Wenger’s team as they hope to secure their fourth victory on the trot.

The Gunners are coming from the back of a 2-1 win against Norwich City in the League Cup thanks to a double from youngster Eddie Nketiah.

The 18-year-old striker was not involved in training at Arsenal’s London Colney on Friday though, as manager Arsene Wenger put his big strikers through their paces ahead of Saturday Premier League encounter.

Below were a few training pictures as Per and other train on Friday.

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