Arsenal will miss Cesc Fabregas but Denilson has faith in Samir Nasri

01 April 2010 09:59
Denilson has backed Arsenal team-mate Samir Nasri to fill the void left by Cesc Fabregas in Barcelona next week.[LNB]Fabregas was already ruled out of the Champions League quarter-final second leg after picking up yellow card in his side's 2-2 draw in the Emirates Stadium.[LNB]But the 22-year-old then suffered a suspected broken leg and could be sidelined for the rest of the season.[LNB] Leave it to me Cesc: Nasri gives Fabregas a pat on the back after the Arsenal captain, in obvious pain, scored from the penalty spot against Barcelona[LNB]Nasri deputised for the injured Fabregas in the previous round against Porto and scored a superb goal in the 5-0 home win. And Denilson is hoping for more of the same.[LNB]He said: 'We are sad now because Cesc is a brilliant player/ But I think Samir can come in to help us, and it is more important to go there and to win.'[LNB]Zlatan Ibrahimovic's brace gave Barca a deserved 2-0 lead in north London before Theo Walcott and a Fabregas penalty hauled the Gunners level.[LNB] Confident: Denilson believes Arsenal can get a result in Barcelona on Tuesday[LNB]Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia kept his side in the game with a string of saves early on before the hosts pulled off their remarkable comeback.[LNB]Denilson added: 'In the first half they played better than us. But you just continue to focus in this situation and we have one more game to go through.[LNB]'It was a great opportunity to show (the team's spirit). We started very, very badly, but in the second half we played more, passed the ball. But I think we played well in the second half.'[LNB] Arsene Wenger insists: Arsenal will go for it in Barcelona - we can still make the semi-finalsMartin Samuel: Arsenal must give Theo Walcott a run at the Nou CampArsenal 2 Barcelona 2: Walcott and Cesc keep Gunners alive and kickingFabregas broken leg fear: Arsenal midfielder set to miss title run-inThierry Henry only has a bit-part role on a night of pure drama at ArsenalCesc Fabregas injury agony: Arsenal captain fears he broke leg scoring dramatic equaliserEmirates Match Zone: Redemption for Arsenal 'keeper Manuel AlmuniaARSENAL FC

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