City received a huge boost ahead of Sunday's top-of-the-table clash against Arsenal Women, as three Blues made their return to the training pitch from injury.

Pauline Bremer, Karen Bardsley and Lauren Hemp were put through their paces, as Nick Cushing's side stepped up preparations ahead of the weekend fixture with City hosting the league leaders at the Academy Stadium.

The Blues are looking to close the six-point gap atop the table. View the gallery of a golden-shrouded training session below...

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