Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

van Persie Fit For Arsenal, Silvestre a Maybe

van Persie Fit For Arsenal, Silvestre a Maybe

Robin van Persie is fit to face Man Utd in the massive clash at Ashburton Grove tomorrow night whilst Mikael Silvestre is in the squad but will be assessed tomorrow.

After assuring ourselves of Champions League football for another season on Saturday past, the huge match against Manchester United tomorrow will determine whether or not our seasons extends to the end of May or ends within 36 hours.

It's vital then that we have all our players fit, so it's great news to hear that Robin van Persie and Mikael Silvestre have made the squad for our biggest game since 2006.

"Robin van Persie is available and back in the squad, Mikael Silvestre is in the squad as well but he still has a little groin problem. We`ll assess that tomorrow.' Said the Arsenal gaffer.

"In a game like this, you want everybody available to give you an opportunity to make a decision."



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online




Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Monday May 4 2009
Time: 3:13PM

Comments

0
"In a game like this, you want everybody available to give you an opportunity to make a decision." Hmm... I was hoping both Silvestre and Djourou would be available for Arsene to pick before the 1st leg, but I felt nervous when I saw it's Silvestre who got picked lol. Credit to him, he proved my worry was a bit premature. (Dare I say I wasn't the only one!) So yeah I'm all for options, but I'd still get nervous if I see Ade and/or Diaby starting lol. (Jinx jinx!)
GoonerLou
04/05/2009 16:04:00
0
"In a game like this, you want everybody available to give you an opportunity to make a decision." Hmm... I was hoping both Silvestre and Djourou would be available for Arsene to pick before the 1st leg, but I felt nervous when I saw it's Silvestre who got picked lol. Credit to him, he proved my worry was a bit premature. (Dare I say I wasn't the only one!) So yeah I'm all for options, but I'd still get nervous if I see Ade and/or Diaby starting lol. (Jinx jinx!)
GoonerLou
04/05/2009 16:04:00
0
I so happy that RvP will be fit to play, what a bonus, even having Silvestre in the squad, gives us choices.
hackneyval
04/05/2009 16:18:00
0
I so happy that RvP will be fit to play, what a bonus, even having Silvestre in the squad, gives us choices.
hackneyval
04/05/2009 16:18:00
0
I think I speak for the majority when I say, Mr. Wenger, 4-4-2, 4-4-2, 4-4-2 and 4-4 ******** 2 please.
Little Dutch
04/05/2009 16:29:00
0
I think I speak for the majority when I say, Mr. Wenger, 4-4-2, 4-4-2, 4-4-2 and 4-4 ******** 2 please.
Little Dutch
04/05/2009 16:29:00
0
Ditto to LD's plea!!! Lou: "So yeah I'm all for options, but I'd still get nervous if I see Ade and/or Diaby starting lol." If Diaby is put in the hole, I won't be so nervous, that's his natural position and he usually does very well there. If he's on the wing...I'll be mightily PO'd!! As for Ade...I keep hoping in his "next game" he'll shape up and fight like mad for his team like he used to. Surely the 2nd leg of a CL semifinal against the champions, at home, is the game to finally show us the Ade of old? He doesn't even have to score (tho that would be great), just fight and work hard and make the right decisions. And for the love of god, PLEASE don't break down our attacks by getting caught offside!
jaelle
04/05/2009 16:56:00
0
Ditto to LD's plea!!! Lou: "So yeah I'm all for options, but I'd still get nervous if I see Ade and/or Diaby starting lol." If Diaby is put in the hole, I won't be so nervous, that's his natural position and he usually does very well there. If he's on the wing...I'll be mightily PO'd!! As for Ade...I keep hoping in his "next game" he'll shape up and fight like mad for his team like he used to. Surely the 2nd leg of a CL semifinal against the champions, at home, is the game to finally show us the Ade of old? He doesn't even have to score (tho that would be great), just fight and work hard and make the right decisions. And for the love of god, PLEASE don't break down our attacks by getting caught offside!
jaelle
04/05/2009 16:56:00
0
Amen to that Jaelle! 'The Ade of old' working hard for the team and staying onside in a 4-4-2, when I see that I'm afraid I'm gonna cry!!
GoonerLou
04/05/2009 17:06:00
0
Amen to that Jaelle! 'The Ade of old' working hard for the team and staying onside in a 4-4-2, when I see that I'm afraid I'm gonna cry!!
GoonerLou
04/05/2009 17:06:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Stats: West Ham v Arsenal

All the stats from West Ham (1) vs (5) Arsenal, London Stadium, 3/12/16 Att: 56,980

West Ham United v Arsenal - Team Sheets

Arsenal go to the London Stadium as the visitors to West Ham for the latest Premier League game.

West Ham United v Arsenal - Follow Live On Twitter

Arsenal go to the London Stadium as the visitors to West Ham today, this will be a 5:30pm kick-off.

Arsenal Looking Good Value With Bookmakers?

UK Premier League Football Odds and Tips

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Editor email
Profile
ClockEnd124
no email
Profile
Amos
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

West Ham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Cech12%
Gabriel11%
Mustafi0%
Koscielny0%
Monreal0%
Coquelin0%
Xhaka0%
Walcott0%
Ozil0%
Oxlade-Chamberlain22%
Sanchez55%
Sub - Ramsey0%
Sub - Elneny0%
Sub - Iwobi0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 14 11 1 2 34 21
2 Arsenal 14 9 4 1 31 19
3 Liverpool 13 9 3 1 30 18
4 Man City 14 9 3 2 30 15
5 Spurs 14 7 6 1 27 14
6 WBA 14 5 5 4 20 3
7 Man Utd 13 5 5 3 20 3
8 Everton 13 5 4 4 19 1
9 Stoke 14 5 4 5 19 -3
10 Watford 14 5 3 6 18 -6
11 Southampton 14 4 5 5 17 -2
12 AFC Bournemouth 13 4 3 6 15 -4
13 Crystal Palace 14 4 2 8 14 -2
14 Burnley 14 4 2 8 14 -11
15 Leicester City 14 3 4 7 13 -7
16 Middlesbrough 13 2 6 5 12 -3
17 West Ham 14 3 3 8 12 -14
18 Sunderland 14 3 2 9 11 -10
19 Hull City 13 3 2 8 11 -17
20 Swansea 14 2 3 9 9 -15
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Arsenal Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Stoke City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Everton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 18 2016 4:00PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 1 2017 4:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League
Jan 3 2017 7:45PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Vital Football Comment