Tonight's team news - The usual blend of young and old

Last updated : 20 January 2004 By Chris Parry
However with Bergkamp, Wiltord and Aliadiere all injured, he might not have the striking options that he would have liked, hence the inevitable appareance of one or more of the kids alongside Kanu up front.

We have Michal Papadopulos, Quincy Owusu-Abeyie and Ryan Smith available, so Arsenal fans will tonight get the chance to 'run the rule' over some of our emerging strikers.

As far as experience is concerned, the players that were on the bench at Villa will almost certainly start, i.e. Edu, Parlour, Toure and Keown.

The game is being shown live on Sky Sports