Arsenal v Fulham preview

Team news for Saturday afternoon's Premier League clash between Arsenal and Fulham at the Emirates Stadium.

Last Updated: 03/12/10 at 14:49

Johnson: Returns for Fulham

Johnson: Returns for Fulham

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Cesc Fabregas will be out for another fortnight with the hamstring injury he

picked up against Braga in the Champions League.

Goalkeeper Manuel Almunia suffered a setback to his elbow injury in training

and misses Saturday's match.

Samir Nasri and Sebastien Squillaci have recovered from knee injuries but Abou Diaby (ankle) and Thomas Vermaelen (Achilles) are still not available.

Andrew Johnson is set to return to the Fulham squad.

Striker Johnson sat out last weekend's 1-1 draw against Birmingham with a hamstring strain, having made his first start since his 10-month injury lay-off in the previous game against Manchester City.

Carlos Salcido is out after suffering a recurrence of an ankle problem at St Andrew's, while Mousa Dembele (ankle), Bobby Zamora, Rafik Halliche (thigh), Frederik Stoor (groin) and Phillipe Senderos (Achilles) are also unavailable.

Arsenal (from): Fabianski, Sagna, Squillaci, Koscielny, Clichy, Rosicky, Djourou, Song, Wilshere, Nasri, Gibbs, Chamakh, Arshavin, Denilson, Szczesny, Van Persie, Walcott, Bendtner.

Fulham (from): Schwarzer, Kelly, Hughes, Baird, Hangeland, Duff, Dempsey, Murphy, Davies, Gera, Etuhu, A Johnson, E Johnson, Stockdale, Pantsil, Kamara, Greening, Briggs, Dikgacoi, Kelly.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Manchester City boss Pellegrini hits back over recent criticism

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has come out fighting amid speculation over his future at the Etihad.

Petr Cech not likely to leave Chelsea unless huge transfer fee involved

Jose Mourinho says it will take "huge money" to prise goalkeeper Petr Cech away from Chelsea this summer.

Mile Jedinak will serve four-match ban after accepting FA charge

Crystal Palace midfielder Mile Jedinak will serve a four-match suspension after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct.

Mail Box

There Are Mitigating Circumstances For LVG

One Mailboxer is admant there are mitigating circumstances to LVG's struggles at Manchester Utd and he offers his four signings for next season...

LVG Stick Needs A Little Context...

LVG's rough ride from the media needs some context - then you would understand, while the Mailbox urges Nabil Bentaleb to go down...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company