Eduardo return pleases Corluka

10 February 2009 02:01
Vedran Corluka believes Croatia have received a massive boost by Eduardo's return to full fitness.[LNB] Although the Brazilian-born marksman is yet to make his Arsenal first-team comeback, he has been recalled to the national side by Slaven Bilic.[LNB]Eduardo has spent over a year on the sidelines after suffering a broken fibula and dislocated ankle in The Gunners' draw against Birmingham City.[LNB]The striker missed out on Euro 2008 with the injury, but Corluka is pleased the 25-year-old is back along his international colleagues.[LNB]"I'm glad that Eduardo is here. We've missed him in recent games," Corluka told Sky Sports News.[LNB]Very important"It means a lot, because he was scoring goals for us and he's a very important player. [LNB]"With Eduardo we're much stronger. We've got a striker who can keep the ball and score goals."[LNB]Spurs were held to a 0-0 draw by Arsenal on Sunday and Corluka believes they can no longer afford to drop points against their relegation rivals.[LNB]"It was a difficult match for us. I thought we were the better side, but we didn't take our chances, but it's okay," he continued.[LNB]"I think at this moment we need to play much better against teams in our position. We now need to take points against everyone[LNB]"Hopefully we can beat them and then enjoy the matches against Chelsea and teams like that."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports