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Arsenal’s Alexandre Lacazette steps up fitness ahead of Sheffield United clash in training session

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette has stepped up his bid for full fitness as he aims to make his return against Sheffield United on Monday night.

Lacazette hasn’t played since September 1 because of an ankle problem but he has now returned to full training.

In a video posted on Arsenal’s official Twitter account, Lacazette is shown being put through his paces as he is assessed ahead of the trip to Bramall Lane. 

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette stepped up his bid for full fitness with a training session

Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette stepped up his bid for full fitness with a training session

Lacazette has missed Arsenal's last seven games through injury but is on the comeback trail

Lacazette has missed Arsenal’s last seven games through injury but is on the comeback trail

The French striker joined team-mates such as Calum Chambers for the training session

The French striker joined team-mates such as Calum Chambers for the training session

The 28-year-old looked sharp as he participated in fitness and passing drills, while he demonstrated that his impressive finishing is still intact with a neat lob over Bernd Leno.

In addition, Lacazette seemed strong physically and appeared eager to make an impact.

Lacazette tested his shooting as he looks to be involved against Sheffield United on Monday

Lacazette tested his shooting as he looks to be involved against Sheffield United on Monday

Lacazette takes part in a passing drill with Chambers and Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Lacazette takes part in a passing drill with Chambers and Ainsley Maitland-Niles

Having Lacazette back available is a major boost for Arsenal, who currently have just one injury absentee in Reiss Nelson, who is out with a knee problem.

Lacazette started the season impressively, scoring against Burnley and Tottenham, and will be determined to find the net again as quickly as possible.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery was delighted to welcome Lacazette back to full training

Arsenal boss Unai Emery was delighted to welcome Lacazette back to full training

Having Lacazette back available is undoubtedly a significant boost for Arsenal

Having Lacazette back available is undoubtedly a significant boost for Arsenal

Original article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-7593621/Alexandre-Lacazette-steps-bid-fitness-ahead-Sheffield-United-clash-training-session.html?ns_mchannel=rss&ito=1490&ns_campaign=1490

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