Mesut Ozil returned as a substitute against Spurs in last weekend's FA Cup match and a further week to recover should see him rested and ready to resume his starting role.
Record signing Mesut Ozil has been given at least a slight chance of returning for Arsenal against Spurs for Saturday's FA Cup match.
Mesut Ozil missed Arsenal's win over Newcastle due to a shoulder injury and he's expected to miss the New Years Day match against Cardiff City.
Arsenal and Everton shared the points at The Emirates after two late goals from Mesut Ozil and Gerard Deulofeu.
As if there were any doubt about the quality of the player Arsenal bought over the summer, he has responded with a goal and two assists since headlines started popping up about his lack of production.
Mesut Ozil contributed an assist and created some chances but missed a penalty badly in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Marseille on Tuesday.
Arsenal XI - Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Flamini, Ramsey, Ozil, Cazorla, Giroud
Arsenal subs: Fabianski, Monreal, Vermaelen, Wilshere, Rosicky, Gnabry, Bendtner
Playmaker Mesut Ozil was suffering with a virus earlier this week but still played in Arsenal's Champions League defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
Mezut Ozil is expected to be fit for Arsenal's match against Norwich this weekend despite leaving Germany's match against Sweden with a knee bruise.
Mesut Ozil was involved in all three goals as Arsenal went to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 home win over Stoke.
New signing Mesut Ozil missed training with an illness, but traveled with Arsenal to Sunderland.