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Posted on 17 November 2006  - 12:00

Jermaine Jenas is out and Aaron Lennon a big doubt for Sunday's clash against Blackburn Rovers in the Premiership at Ewood Park.

Jermaine Jenas is out and Aaron Lennon a big doubt for Sunday's clash against Blackburn Rovers in the Premiership at Ewood Park.

Martin Jol expects midfielder JJ to be out for another 10 days with the calf injury that he sustained at Reading last weekend and ruled him out of the England squad this week.

Aaron was also withdrawn from the England squad with a knee problem and Martin added that he was 'unlikely' to figure on Sunday.

Pascal Chimbonda, Anthony Gardner, Paul Stalteri (all knee) and Calum Davenport (groin) remain out.

The good news sees Teemu Tainio back in full training following hernia surgery and, according to Martin, back in consideration.

"Pascal Chimbonda is still out, he's still feeling his injury and is unlikely to feature," reported Martin at Friday's media briefing.

"Jermaine Jenas has a calf problem, couldn't play for England and will be out for probably the next 10 days and Aaron Lennon is progressing well but unlikely to be involved on Sunday with his knee problem.

"Calum Davenport is back in training but not 100 per cent yet, Anthony Gardner is improving but won't be back for at least another two weeks and Paul Stalteri has started running again but will still be out for another couple of weeks.

"Teemu Tainio is back in full training and I'll make the full decision on the squad tomorrow."