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Mikel Arteta has given Arsenal fans hope for next season by revealing that William Saliba could be fit to start pre-season.
Saliba was a pivotal part of the Gunners’ defence which saw the side soar up the Premier League table in the first half of their campaign.
The centre back has been out since suffering a back injury in the second leg of their Europa League last-16 defeat to Sporting CP on March 16.
The Arsenal manager said: ‘It’s too early to say, it’s evolving the right way.
‘The last few weeks have been more positive than the previous two months, but we wanted to protect him. It was an injury that needs some caring and attention.
Mikel Arteta has claimed that William Saliba (pictured) could be fit in time to start pre-season
The Gunners suffered a major set back in their title charge after Saliba (left) suffered a back injury back in march and has not played since
But his manager (pictured) gave the fans positive news today, while also revealing that the club had not been taking