Czech winger Tomas Rosicky (groin) is also fit again, while Cameroon midfielder Alex Song returns from a two-game suspension.
Skipper Cesc: Fabregas return is a big boost for the Gunners
However, William Gallas (calf) remains out. Aaron Ramsey (broken leg), Robin van Persie (ankle) and Johan Djourou (knee) are long-term absentees.
Team (from): Almunia, Sagna, Vermaelen, Campbell, Clichy, Arshavin, Song, Fabregas, Arshavin, Walcott, Bendtner, Fabianski, Denilson, Nasri, Eduardo, Diaby, Silvestre, Traore, Vela.
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