By Richard Clarke

Gael Clichy will be on the bench for the visit of Watford on Saturday.

The 21-year-old left back has been named in the squad for the first time this season. If he comes on it would be only his third appearance since picking up a foot injury last November.

Thierry Henry and William Gallas are fit after their international games this week. Otherwise the injuries remain the same as those revealed to Arsenal TV Online on Thursday.

"We have lost three players," said Arsène Wenger at his pre-game press conference on Friday. "Freddie Ljungberg will be out for 10 days, Julio Baptista will be four weeks and Emmanuel Eboue will be three to four weeks.

"William Gallas and Thierry Henry are OK. Gael Clichy is in the squad but he will be on the bench."

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Richard Clarke 13 Oct 2006