Arsenal v Porto: Cesc Fabregas sits out training ahead of Champions League contest

08 March 2010 12:16
The midfielder is battling a hamstring problem in his right leg and limped off after scoring Arsenal's opening goal in the 3-1 Premier League victory over Burnley on Saturday. [LNB]The tightness was in the same hamstring he injured earlier in the season, which kept him out of action at the turn of the year. [LNB] Related ArticlesArsenal set for Fabregas gambleAlan Hansen: Walcott must learn fastFabregas: I've been lucky to escape bad injuryInjury worry for Rooney and FabregasWenger: fear of injury holding Walcott backArsenal 3 Burnley 1The decision for Fabregas to sit out training may be precautionary with Arsène Wenger suggesting he will gamble on the playmaker's fitness for tomorrow night's match at the Emirates.[LNB]'He has a little chance to be fit,' Wenger said following their win over Burnley. 'I'm ready to take the gamble but, if it is more than a 50 per cent chance that his hamstring goes, I will not take it.' [LNB]Veteran defender Sol Campbell did join in training and he looks set to recover from a groin problem in time to face the Portuguese side, who will take a 2-1 lead to north London. [LNB]

Source: Telegraph