Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri returns to training - report

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Samir Nasri has reportedly given Arsenal a major boost in terms of fitness by returning to training.

The Frenchman underwent a knee surgery about a fortnight ago, and was expected to be sidelined for about four weeks.

This Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had previously confirmed that the midfielder was recovering quicker than expected, and now The Mirror reports that the 23-year-old has returned to training.

It is believed that Nasri is hoping to regain full fitness during the international break to be fit in time for Bolton Wanderers' visit to the Emirates Stadium next Saturday.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are still without strikers Nicklas Bendtner and Robin van Persie, who are out with groin and ankle injuries respectively.

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