"I watched the (Chelsea) game against Arsenal. Drogba is a hard-working centre-forward. But we have a centre-forward who can do the same."
-Aston Villa manager Gerard Houllier
Is Gerard havin' a laugh?
Too bad Emile won't get to show off his Mighty One-esque skills today. He failed a late fitness test.
Friedel, Beye, Dunne, Collins, Warnock, Reo-Coker, Petrov, Ireland, Downing, Ashley Young, Carew. Subs: Guzan, Cuellar, Bannan, Sidwell, Delfouneso, Clark, Salifou.
Cech, Ferreira, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole, Ramires, Mikel, Essien, Malouda, Kakuta, Anelka. Subs: Turnbull, Bosingwa, Zhirkov, Van Aanholt, Bruma, Borini, McEachran.