Photo: ‘Proper talent’ joins in Arsenal first-team training ahead of Newcastle clash
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Photo: 'Proper talent' joins in Arsenal first-team training ahead of Newcastle clash

Arsenal defender Jordi Osei-Tutu is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest, but has been back at London Colney in recent weeks.

The 23-year-old Gunners full-back linked up with the Championship side in August and started in their opening two league games.

However, Osei-Tutu was forced off in the early stages of their clash with Blackburn that same month with a hamstring injury.

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The Arsenal academy graduate returned to north London to undergo his rehabilitation, and he’s now closing in on a return to action.

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According to Chris Wheatley, Osei-Tutu will be back training with Forest from Monday, news which down well with both sets of fans.

And on Friday, he was pictured in first-team training with Arsenal ahead of their Premier League meeting with Newcastle.

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Osei-Tutu joined the Arsenal academy from Reading in 2015 and has worked his way through the ranks, impressing for the Under-23s in 2018-19.

In 2019-20, he joined Bochum on loan for the season, making 21 league appearances and claiming five goals and three assists.

The following season, Osei-Tutu linked up with Cardiff, but a hamstring injury in October saw him ruled out for the rest of the campaign.

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