France midfielder Abou Diaby has been ruled out of Wednesday's World Cup Group Seven qualifier at home to Lithuania because of a sore right hip, the French Federation said. Lille's Rio Mavuda has been called up to replace the Arsenal player in the squad. Diaby becomes the second Gunner to pick up an injury on international duty this week, after Robin van Persie pulled out of the Holland squad with a hamstring problem. The new issue of FourFourTwo is out now, featuring: • Interviews with Kaka, Arshavin, Terry, Motty, Stam, Dave Mackay & the Chuckle Brothers • The Top 50 Football League Players • Football’s Top 20 Hoaxes • The Best Youth Team Ever • Inside The Damned United • Swansea vs Cardiff Plus a FREE 36-page England supplement ARSENAL FANS! Check FourFourTwo.com’s ever-expanding interviews archive for more stuff to read: Web Exclusives Patrick Vieira, Cesc Fabregas Q&A Theo Walcott, Cesc Fabregas One on One Arsene Wenger, Thierry Henry, Ian Wright Boy's A Bit Special Theo Walcott, Armand Traore Perfect XI Ian Wright What Happened Next? Gus Caesar, Peter Marinello And Another Thing Being a Big Four fan Plus! Rate Arsenal players (and others) on Talentspotter
31 March 2009
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