So Impressive: See How Partey, Tierney & rest of Arteta’s squad prepared for City clash


Kieran Tierney and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are leaded Arsenal training as Mikel Arteta’s men put through their paces at the club’s London Colney training based on Saturday morning.

The Gunners were back out on the grass at club’s training based following their Thursday’s 1-1 against Benfica, with the focus now turning towards Sunday’s Premier League clash with Manchester City at Emirates stadium.

Mikel Arteta’s & co. head into this game on the back of a resounding 4-2 win over Leeds United in the Premier League, during which skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored his first Premier League hat-trick for the club on his return to the starting lineup.

The Gunners are just nine points off the top four and winning against league leaders Manchester City on Sunday evening will boost their hope of qualified for next season European competitions.

And ahead mouthwatering encounters with City, who won 17 straight matches in all competitions to establishing themselves as firm Premier League favourites, Mikel Arteta & co. are received huge with the return of Thomas Partey to first-team training while Kieran Tierney was also in high spirits as they put through their paces at the club’s London Colney training based on Saturday morning.

Partey, 27, has missed Arsenal’s last two games due to hamstring injury sustained against Aston Villa but he made returned to his own individual session, which represents another hurdle that has been overcome in his push to return to full fitness.

The Ghanaian midfielder was pictured peeking through the netting at London Colney and keeping tabs on his teammates, perhaps providing some advice to his fellow midfielders.

Tierney, who gotten some minutes under his belt on Thursday, showed commitment with fighting spirit and having the Scotland international back in starting lineup against City is a big boost for the Gunners back-line and attack.

Aubameyang was also pictured practising his off the ball efforts in training, showing his willingness to lunge into a tackle in an attempt to dispossess Gabriel Magalhaes.

Alexandre Lacazette, Eddie Nketiah, Nicolas Pepe, Willian, Gabriel Martinelli, Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith-Rowe included Martin Odegaard also took major part during Saturday’s training session at London Colney.

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Source: Sportarena