Gallas, Nasri, Walcott all fit for Newcastle
By Richard Clarke
Arsène Wenger will rotate an unchanged squad for the Premier League clash with Newcastle at Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
Arsenal were left nursing minor problems with Samir Nasri (sickness), Theo Walcott (knee) and William Gallas (knee) after Wednesday’s victory over Twente. However, at Friday’s press conference the manager revealed positive news.
It means he will select from the same squad this weekend – but he will not be selecting the same team.
“There were doubts over William Gallas, Theo Walcott and Samir Nasri but they are OK,” said Wenger. “They are all available.
“It will be the same 18 as against Twente but I will rotate a little bit.”
[Friday, August 29, 2008]