Arsène Wenger Set To Rest Johan Djourou For Arsenal’s Replay At Leeds

Arsène Wenger has admitted he has pushed Johan Djourou more than he would have wanted, as he considers whether to hand the 18-year-old central defender Ignasi Miquel his senior debut in Arsenal’s FA Cup third-round replay at Leeds United tonight. Djourou, 24 yesterday, missed virtually the whole of last season because of knee ligament damage and Wenger said recently that he dared not play him more than once a week,…

January 19, 2011