Portsmouth v ASTON VILLA: Stephen Warnock set to recover in time to start

16 April 2010 10:06
Quick return: Warnock looks ready to go straight back into O'Neill's starting XI[LNB] Aston Villa left-back Stephen Warnock is winning his battle to be fit for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Portsmouth. [LNB]Warnock picked up a leg injury in the second half of Villa's 2-2 draw against Everton at Villa Park on Wednesday.[LNB]Villa manager Martin O'Neill is optimistic that Warnock will recover in time.[LNB]But he has got Luke Young on alert for a call-up if former Blackburn Rovers defender Warnock is ruled out.[LNB]Providing Warnock is fit, O'Neill is set to retain the side that started against Everton.   Midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker, who has been sidelined since January by an ankle injury, has a chance of being in the squad after coming through two reserve team matches.[LNB]Team (from): Friedel, Guzan, Cuellar, L Young, Beye, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, Downing, Reo-Coker, Milner, Petrov, Sidwell, Delph, A Young, Carew, Agbonlahor, Heskey, Delfouneso, Albrighton, Clark.[LNB]CLICK HERE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEKEND PREMIER LEAGUE TEAM NEWS [LNB]  

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