PHOTOS: Koscielny, Sanchez and co in training for Arsenal ahead of Saints clash

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Arsenal training gallery ahead of clash with Southampton on Wednesday December 3.

Arsenal's stars appeared in good spirits on a cold day at London Colney ahead of their home clash with Southampton.

The Saints are hoping for a second win in a row at The Emirates, having pulled off a 2-1 victory in the Capital One Cup earlier this year.

Key defender Laurent Koscielny was present in training, having made his comeback against West Brom at the weekend.

There were several stars still absent through injury however, including Theo Walcott, Mikel Arteta and Kieran Gibbs.

Arsene Wenger said in his press conference that he hoped one of Gibbs and Nacho Monreal would be available to play at left-back, with both battling fitness issues.

Arsenal go into the game six points behind Southampton, who currently sit in third place in the Premier League standings.

The Gunners have only lost one home game this season, their last against Manchester United, while the Saints have won three, drawn one and lost two of their six away fixtures in the league.

You can see a more pictures from Arsenal's training session below...

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