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Arsenal Squad to Return to Training

Arsenal players will begin light training as from next week, the club has announced.

The Gunners’ London Colney training ground, will be reopened while respecting government guidelines over coronavirus.

A club spokesperson has said that access will be limited at the training ground.

And social distancing will be carefully managed by the club.

A small team of staff has continued to work at London Colney during lockdown.

This is to ensure that that conditions have been maintained to resume training as soon as possible.

UK government guidelines state that you can only exercise alone, or with someone who you live with.

Arsenal Players Break Coronavirus Instructions

Arsenal’s announcement comes only days after several of the club’s players were found to be flouting coronavirus restrictions.

Alexandre Lacazette, David Luiz, Nicolas Pepe and Granit Xhaka were all pictured not adhering to guidelines.

Luiz and Xhaka were found to be training in a park in close proximity to each other.

While Pepe was found playing football with a group of men in North London.

Arsenal contacted all four players, and reprimanded them for their actions.

This was communicated through a Whatsapp group, where the club’s management are in daily communication with the squad.

Arsenal Looking For European Place

Arsenal are currently in a disappointing ninth place in the Premier League.

Yet The Gunners will still be hopeful of a place in Europe next season.

They are eight points off Chelsea in the fourth spot Champions League qualifying position.

Although a place in the Europa League would appear to be more realistic.

Arsenal’s form has taken an upturn following the appointment of Mikel Arteta, after the sacking of Unai Emery.

So far Arsenal have lost just one out of 11 Premier League games under their former midfielder.

Arsenal was the first club from the South of England to join The Football League in 1893

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