Huge boost: Arsenal star Koscielny pictured back in training ahead of PSG clash

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Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has been pictured back in training after suffering a gruesome eye injury against Southampton at the weekend.

Britain Football Soccer - Arsenal Training - Arsenal Training Ground - 12/9/16 Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny before training Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

Britain Football Soccer - Arsenal Training - Arsenal Training Ground - 12/9/16 Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny and Mohamed Elneny during training Action Images via Reuters / John Sibley Livepic EDITORIAL USE ONLY.

The 31-year-old centre-back, who scored a magnificent bicycle kick as the Gunners ran out 2-1 victors at the Emirates, was a major doubt in the lead-up to the side’s trip to Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday evening.

Koscielny received a boot to the face in a clash with Saints skipper Jose Fonte while defending a corner and came away with a swollen eye which Arsene Wenger admitted was a worry ahead of their crucial Champions League opener.

‘He will be a little bit of a concern. The eye is already very swollen and it is closed up,’ Wenger stated following the win.

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However, with youngster Rob Holding on standby in the days leading up to the Parc des Princes fixture, Koscielny appears fully fit and set to compete for a starting place.

The France international, who captained north London outfit on Saturday, was photographed training alongside his team-mates on Monday morning.

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