Gunners duo to miss battle with Braga

14 September 2010 01:12
Arsenal will be without Abou Diaby (ankle) and Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) for Wednesday's Champions League Group H opener at home to Braga.

Fit again winger Samir Nasri comes back into contention for the Emirates Stadium clash having recovered from knee surgery, while full-backs Gael Clichy and Bacary Sagna are expected to return after being rested for the Premier League win over Bolton.

Theo Walcott, Robin van Persie (both ankle), Nicklas Bendtner (groin) and Aaron Ramsey (leg) remain out.

Arsenal (from): Almunia, Clichy, Squillaci, Koscielny, Sagna, Arshavin, Song, Fabregas, Nasri, Rosicky, Chamakh, Fabianski, Wilshere, Gibbs, Eboue, Djourou, Vela, Denilson

Source: Team_Talk