By Nick Lander
Emmanuel Frimpong is nearing a return to action after seven months on the sidelines as a result of a cruciate knee ligament injury sustained whilst on loan to Wolves.
Frimpong had impressed in the Midlands, but his spell only just over a month, when he was limped off against QPR at the beginning of February. The tenacious holding midfielder has now confirmed that he is on the verge of returning to full training, tweeting, "I will be back in full training with the squad on 17th on this month. Two cruciate knee injuries couldn't end my career it's been a long 7 months."
The news will come as a boost for Arsenal, who are also expecting Jack Wilshere and Bacary Sagna to return at about the same time. Following Alex Song's summer departure, Frimpong may now get his chance in the first team, whilst it is also possible that the club will again try to find him a Premier League club to join on loan for the second half of the season, in order to give him more game time and experience, as had been the plan during his time at Wolves.
Arsenal's Capital One Cup clash with Coventry City on the 26th September may be when all three return to match action, although it could come slightly too soon. All fans will be anxiously awaiting their returns.
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