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Now, the pragmatic situation for Arsenal and
The Recent Performance of Arsenal and
Comparing the recent form of both the sides, Arsenal seems to be favorite in the match against
Squad of Arsenal and
Arsenal is missing some of their key players who are out to represent their nations in the African Nations Cup. Kolo Touré, Alexandre Song and Emmanuel Eboué will not be available for Arsenal up to five weeks depending on the progress of their countries in the continental tournament of
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said he is confident of coping with the loss of his African contingent, although he is probably relieved that striker Emmanuel Adebayor's
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"We will not go into the transfer market even though we are losing two centre backs," Wenger told the BBC, although he admitted the added loss of Song was a blow. "I only found that out yesterday so that's bad news."
Arsenal has good news as well. There is news that two forwards Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott are ready to come back with the Carling Cup match. So, it is obvious that both the forwards will be available for the match against
Up front, Robin van Persie is set for his comeback, while Theo Walcott is also available. Emmanuel Adebayor is apparently struggling with a hamstring injury, but Nicklas Bendtner and Eduardo are both in scoring mood, so my bet would be on an RvP and Eduardo pairing, with either Walcott or Bendtner making an appearance for the Dutchman after an hour or so.
For Birmingham City, Sebastian Larsson, Mikael Forssell and Rafael Schmitz are expected to play a big role. However, if they can not play as a team against Arsenal then they will have to face some scary moments at the Arsenal home ground.
Those who will not be able to manage your time to watch the match on your television, can follow the links of websites to get the online live score and updates of the match:
Well, it is apparent that Arsenal is likely to win the match. However,