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Jerome back for battle with Gunners
Published : 16 Oct 2009 09:50:33
The England Under-21 international has been sidelined since suffering an ankle injury against Portsmouth at St Andrew's in the second match of the campaign. Fellow forward Christian Benitez should also be available after missing the 2-1 defeat at Burnley when allowed to return to Ecuador after his father was involved in a car accident. But Blues boss Alex McLeish has a series of injury worries and fitness doubts on Saturday including Gregory Vignal, Franck Queudrue, Martin Taylor, David Murphy, Teemu Tainio, Giovanny Espinoza, Stuart Parnaby and Keith Fahey. Birmingham (from): Hart, Maik Taylor, Carr, R. Johnson, Dann, Ridgewell, Larsson, Bowyer, Ferguson, Tainio, Carsley, Fahey, McFadden, Jerome, O'Connor, Benitez, Phillips, McSheffrey, O'Shea, D. Johnson. Arsenal v Birmingham. Click here to bet.