By Nick Teale

Nicklas Bendtner will miss Tuesday's Champions League match against Olympiacos after sustaining minor injuries in a car accident.

Theo Walcott will also miss the game due to a lack of match fitness. Both should be available for Sunday's Premier League fixture against Blackburn Rovers, Arsène Wenger confirmed.

Bendtner missed training on Monday following the crash and will not be risked against the Greek outfit.
"Nicklas Bendtner didn’t participate [in training] because he had a car accident on Sunday,” said Wenger. "Fortunately he did no long-term damage but he was bruised and we thought it was best for him not to train. He should be back for Sunday.

"Eduardo will be back in the squad for Olympiacos, but Walcott will not. He is available but he's short of competitive action at the moment - he needs a game, and we'll organise one for him. He should be back to normal again from Sunday onwards."

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28 Sep 2009