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Germany and Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil suffered a knock in the World Cup qualifier against Sweden, October 15Reuters

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil is expected to be fine to face Norwich City when the English Premier League returns this weekend.

Ozil was substituted in the World Cup qualifier against Sweden after seemingly picking up a knock. Ozil went directly into the tunnel for treatment, however, the German FA were not aware of any major issues with the player's knee.

It is thought to be just a bruise and the Arsenal playmaker is expected to feature against Norwich on Saturday.

That opens up the possibility of Arsenal fans finally getting to see Ozil and Santi Cazorla in action together for the first time, with the Spanish international expected to return this weekend.

Cazorla has been out of action, and last played for Arsenal in the North London Derby on September 1. Ozil only signed for Arsenal officially on deadline day September 2 and therefore the two talented playmakers haven't played together.

That could be set to end now with Cazorla set for a return this weekend, or the Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday at the latest.

Theo Walcott could also make a comeback from his injury against Norwich, but is more likely to be kept for the crunch Dortmund clash.

The Norwich game might come too soon for Bacary Sagna, as well, with the right-back also chalked-in for a Champions League return on Tuesday.

Lukas Podolski, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Abou Diaby are all long-term injury victims, but the first two are not that far away from featuring for Arsenal - making the squad look quite strong indeed.

Wojciech Szczesny has also declared himself fit after suffering a scare when England forward Danny Welbeck clashed with the Polish goalkeeper during their World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

"He just stood on my hand, but it was nothing serious," Szczesny said.

The Arsenal goalkeeper, who has started the season in good form, also believes his side can keep the good run going and maintain their top place in the Premier League.

"I hope we (Arsenal) can keep going the way we have in the past few weeks and will give ourselves the best chance to challenge for a trophy." 

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