The Gunners consolidated their position at the top of the Premier League with a comfortable 2-0 win over West Ham at the Emirates Stadium on New Year´s Day.
It was the last league fixture before centre-back Toure, winger Emmanuel Eboue and utility man Alex Song head off to Ghana next week with their respective nations for what could be more than a month away.
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