Saka match for Arsenal’s conflict with West Ham as Willian faces health take a look at


The two strikers were absent from the Europa League clash with Olympiacos on Thursday

Bukayo Saka has been made fit for the Arsenal-West Ham clash, while Willian will take a late-night fitness test to prove his well-being.

Both Saka and Willian canceled the duel with Olympiacos in the Europa League on Thursday due to thigh and calf problems.

Saka increased his workload during the week and impressed the club’s medical staff on Saturday, while Willian will undergo a fitness test on Sunday before traveling to the Hammers in the Premier League.

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“As a precaution, Bukayo was excluded from the squad on Thursday to play against Olympiacos,” said Arsenal’s official website. “During this week, Bukayo responded well to the treatment, participated in the training and is now available for selection.”

“Willian missed Thursday’s game against Olympiacos because of a tight calf.

“Willian is recovering well, has taken part in training and will be assessed for availability before the game on Sunday.”

Arsenal’s late push for Europe

The Gunners continued to secure Champions League qualification by going all the way and winning the Europa League. In the quarter-finals they face Slavia Prague on two legs.

This is not their only road to Europe as a good end to the season in the league could get them into qualifying.

A win against Tottenham last weekend kept them within 10 points of Chelsea, who are fourth, and the Gunners have a game in hand.

West Ham are fifth under Chelsea and a win for Arsenal would put them four points ahead of the Hammers.

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