Bolton boss Megson welcomes back Elmander, Smolarek

Bolton Wanderers boss Gary Megson could have Johan Elmander and Ebi Smolarek available for this weekend's clash with Arsenal.

"We will have to assess Johan after a few days training to see whether he is right or not," he says. "He trained quite hard on Monday and trained again on Tuesday. And Ebi should be back on Thursday after attending his mother-in-law's funeral.

"Results are the be all and end all," says Megson.

"But I thought we were every bit as good as Newcastle and we should have taken two more points off West Bromwich Albion.

"We have a tendency at Bolton to make what anywhere else would be seen as a slight drop in performance as a crisis.

"We've set off okay without being brilliant and Arsenal on Saturday will be a big test for us."

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