Arsenal boss Wenger: Silvestre will play tonight

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will select Mikael Silvestre in his young team for tonight's Carling Cup quarterfinal against Burnley.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will select Mikael Silvestre in his young team for tonight's Carling Cup quarterfinal against Burnley.

"It will be the usual team for us," Wenger told Arsenal TV Online, "but then with all the players we have out it may be even younger than before.

"The players who were on the bench at Chelsea will be involved, but those who started will not.

"That means Silvestre will play and so will Fabianski of course. We have some other first-team players [who] will play too - Vela and Bendtner.

"But we cannot play Djourou for example, he was injured at Chelsea. Gallas as well has a little calf problem. Kolo Toure and Emmanuel Eboue are not back so they will not be involved."

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