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Blackburn v WEST HAM: Too soon for Diamanti as Cole recovers to lead the line
Published : 28 Aug 2009 15:56:44
Striker Alessandro Diamanti, the £6million new recruit from Livorno, has not signed in time for West Ham's trip to Blackburn on Saturday. Savio is out with a virus but fellow forwards Carlton Cole and Luis Jimenez have recovered from muscle strains and will play. Midfielder Valon Behrami is back in training following injury butwill not travel and longer-term absentees Dean Ashton, Luis Boa Morteand Herita Ilunga are still unavailable. Squad: Green, Faubert, Upson, Collins, Gabbidon, Spector, Kovac,Noble, Parker, Collison, Dyer, Stanislas, Jimenez, Cole, Tomkins,Payne, Kurucz, Hines.