Big guns return for Seasiders clash

Arsenal have included Cesc Fabregas, Robin van Persie, Alex Song and Johan Djourou in the squad for Saturday's visit of Blackpool.

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However, summer signing Laurent Koscielny is suspended after the centre-back's dismissal at Liverpool and Brazilian midfielder Denilson is still out with an abdominal injury.

Winger Samir Nasri will be sidelined for a month after minor knee surgery while youngster Emmanuel Frimpong is set to miss most of the campaign after tearing knee ligaments.

Nicklas Bendtner (groin) and Aaron Ramsey (leg) remain out.

Team (from): Almunia, Fabianski, Sagna, Vermaelen, Djourou, Clichy, Song, Wilshere, Diaby, Arshavin, Walcott, Chamakh, Van Persie, Fabregas, Vela, Gibbs, Eboue, Rosicky.

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