Arsenal Team News

Diaby back but Djourou out of Villarreal tie.

Abou Diaby is back in Arsenal’s squad for their crucial Champions League clash with Villarreal.

The French midfielder sustained a thigh injury while on international duty at the end of last month and has not played since. Now Diaby’s return will give Arsène Wenger a selection dilemma in midfield.

If only the Arsenal manager had the same problem in defence. Already without William Gallas, Gael Clichy and Manuel Almunia, Wenger has lost Johan Djourou to the knee injury he suffered at Wigan on Saturday.

“Yes, both Djourou and Clichy are unfortunately out,” confirmed Wenger at his pre-match press conference.

“Djourou has a knee problem. He will have a scan today but we fear a cartilage. Clichy on what we saw after the game in Villarreal, he has a back problem.

“But Diaby is in the squad.”

Advertisements

~ by awbroady on April 14, 2009.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

 
%d bloggers like this: