BLACKBURN v Wolves: Chris Samba and Ryan Nelsen doubtful

12 August 2011 12:52
Blackburn could be without their two most experienced central defenders for Saturday's opening match of the Barclays Premier League season at home to Wolves.

Chris Samba is doubtful with a groin injury while Ryan Nelsen, though back in training, is still feeling the after-effects of his knee operation.

Crocked: Samba is set to miss the curtain-raiser against Wolves

New midfield signing Radosav Petrovic is unlikely to have received his visa in time to play while Rovers revealed Brazilian full-back Bruno Ribeiro, signed today, could be included.

Team (from):Robinson, Bunn, Salgado, Givet, Hanley, Samba, Olsson, Emerton, Pedersen, Nzonzi, Dunn, Grella, Formica, Rochina, Hoilett, Roberts, Goodwillie, Blackman, Aley, Anderson, Henley.

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Source: Daily_Mail