Gardner set to return for Bolton

Jamaica defender Ricardo Gardner looks set to return to the Bolton side in tomorrow’s Barclays Premiership match against Arsenal.

Jamaica defender Ricardo Gardner looks set to return to the Bolton side in tomorrow’s Barclays Premiership match against Arsenal.

Gardner, who rested for the draw against Manchester United after being on World Cup duty in El Salvador, is expected to replace Anthony Barness at Highbury.

Striker El Hadji Diouf, on loan from Liverpool, could also start after an impressive second-half performance last weekend.

Provisional squad: Jaaskelainen, Hunt, Jaidi, N’Gotty, Gardner, Barness, Hierro, Giannakopoulos, Okocha, Campo, Speed, Nolan, Davies, Pedersen, Diouf, Ferdinand, Oakes, Cesar.

More in this section

Sport Newsletter

Latest news from the world of sport, along with the best in opinion from our outstanding team of sports writers

Sign up

Select your favourite newsletters and get the best of Irish Examiner delivered to your inbox