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Arsenal Team News: Bellerin faces test, Wilshere in the squad

Arsenal remain without Aaron Ramsey and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, but Jack Wilshere is back in the squad.

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Ahead of Arsenal's clash with Crystal Palace, Arsenal's long-term injury list is not too bad, with Aaron Ramsey 10 days away from returning and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain back in training, though he will not feature tomorrow. The biggest concern ahead of tomorrow's match is perhaps Héctor Bellerín, who faces a fitness test on his ankle. With Arsenal playing Monaco on Wednesday, and returning to a schedule where there are two games a week, Bellerín might be left out through precaution. Arsenal's long-term absentees, Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Debuchy, remain out.

Elsewhere, Jack Wilshere will return to the first-team squad, though he may not play in a starting role. As Arsène Wenger said in his press conference, it is difficult to return to starting immediately, and Wilshere may be held back to gain more fitness.

Krystian Bielik continues to train with the first-team, though it is unlikely he is involved in first team football this season. Bielik had been expected to play in the Youth Cup match last night, but that match was postponed because of a waterlogged pitch.