Bendtner Expected To Start In Premiership Clash With Portsmouth

Arsenal go into the premier league game with Pompey on the back of a narrow loss to rivals Manchester Unitd in the Champions League Semi-final 1st leg. Nicklas Bendtner was a late sub in that game, and was used in a unfurmiliar right midfield role. Nicklas will likely be pushed back to his regular position on Saturday likely to be partnered by Mexican Carlos Vela.

Eduardo, Robin Van Persie, Mikael Silvestre are among the long list of absentees in Arsene Wenger’s injury struck side. Wenger has said that he will likely rotate the squad for this game with the Uefa Champions League second leg coming up on Tuesday.

Likely line up:

Almunia

Eboue       Song          Djourou    Gibbs

Arshavin   Ramsey    Denilson     Diaby

Bendtner  Vela

Article by Matthew789

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Posted on May 1, 2009, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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