Aston Villa captain Ron Vlaar is ruled out of this afternoon's Premier League clash against Arsenal at Villa Park, courtesy of a calf injury.
captain Aston Villa has been ruled out of this afternoon's Premier League clash against Ron Vlaar , the Dutch defender unable to recover in time from a calf injury. Arsenal
is out of Joe Cole 's matchday lineup at Villa Park, despite having seemingly recovered from a similar problem. Paul Lambert
misses out with a virus, with Nathan Baker coming in to take his place. Ciaran Clark
has failed to recover from a groin injury and will not be involved for Mathieu Flamini 's side this afternoon, while Arsene Wenger is in the starting XI after overcoming a bout of tonsillitis. Calum Chambers is sidelined by a back injury, while Nacho Monreal has recovered from an ankle problem to make the Gunners bench. Jack Wilshere Aston Villa: Guzan, Senderos, Hutton, Clark, Cissokho, Delph, Sanchez, Cleverley, Richardson, Weimann, Agbonlahor Subs: Given, Bacuna, Okore, Westwood, Grealish, Lowton, N'Zogbia Arsenal: Szczesny, Chambers, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Gibbs, Arteta, Ramsey, Cazorla, Ozil, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Welbeck Subs: Ospina, Coquelin, Diaby, Sanchez, Rosicky, Wilshere, Podolski
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