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'Winning the league': Some Arsenal fans buzzing over who could now be available v Norwich

Arsenal fans have welcomed the reports claiming Gunners newcomer Takehiro Tomiyasu has been handed a work permit.

The likes of and the Evening Standard claimed on Thursday evening that Tomiyasu can now play at the weekend.

Tomiyasu joined Arsenal on transfer deadline day for a reported £16million after two years with Bologna.

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The Japan star met Gunners boss Mikel Arteta for the first time on Thursday and trained with his new teammates.

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Tomiyasu was still waiting for his work permit on Thursday morning.

Without it, he wouldn’t have been able to feature in the Premier League must-win clash with Norwich on Saturday.

But now he’s seemingly got the all-clear, he will surely fancy his chances of making the matchday squad at the Emirates.

Tomiyasu can feature at both centre-back and right-back, so there’s a good chance he could even make the starting XI.

And Arsenal fans are thrilled about the news:

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