Birmingham v ARSENAL: Sol Campbell partners Mikael Silvestre as banned Thomas Vermaelen sits out

26 March 2010 09:32
Blow: Vermaelen has been in fine form for Arsenal[LNB]Arsenal will be without defender Thomas Vermaelen, who serves a one-match ban, for the Barclays Premier League trip to Birmingham.   [LNB]Veteran Mikael Silvestre is expected to fill in alongside Sol Campbell, while striker Nicklas Bendtner (ankle) should be fit.   [LNB]Centre-back William Gallas (calf) has returned to training, and Holland forward Robin van Persie is stepping up his recovery from several months out with ankle ligament damage. [LNB]Aaron Ramsey (broken leg), Kieran Gibbs (foot) and Johan Djourou (knee) remain sidelined.  [LNB] Team (from): Almunia, Clichy, Silvestre, Campbell, Eboue, Arshavin, Song, Fabregas, Nasri, Walcott, Bendtner, Fabianski, Eduardo, Eastmond, Sagna, Denilson, Diaby, Rosicky, Vela.  [LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS  

Source: Daily_Mail