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The midfielder returned to training with Roy Hodgson's team on Wednesday after having to be substituted with a bug during the first half of Arsenal's derby victory over Tottenham

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere looks more likely to be ready in time to face Moldova with England after recovering from an illness.

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The Gunners star had to be withdrawn towards the end of the first half in his side's 1-0 Premier League win over rivals Tottenham on Sunday but returned to training with the Three Lions on Wednesday.

"Trained for the 1st [sic] time today! Fully recovered from my bug I picked up! Good session! Lazy afternoon in bed! Dinner time now..." he wrote on Twitter.

Wilshere's appearance in England's 3-2 friendly win over Scotland in August was only his eighth cap in an international career that began in 2010, injuries having regularly affected his availability for both club and country.

Daniel Sturridge, Steven Caulker and Jermain Defoe are all potential absentees for Friday's World Cup qualifier, having joined the Arsenal midfielder in missing training on Tuesday.

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