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Mystery over Walcott knock

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he is not sure how long forward Theo Walcott will be out for, or exactly what his injury is.

Last Updated: 23/09/13 at 13:01 Post Comment

Theo Walcott had to sit out Sunday's defeat of Stoke

Theo Walcott had to sit out Sunday's defeat of Stoke

Walcott was all set to start in Sunday's 3-1 win over Stoke at the Emirates before picking up an injury in the warm-up.

And Wenger said: "He had an abdominal muscle problem, I don't really know what it is.

"Nobody can tell me whether it is just a question of days.

"He had a test before the game and I decided to play him but he had a little problem before the Marseille game (last week) and it then became a bit worse.

"It's a bit mysterious, because we don't really know what it is."

Arsenal are away to West Brom in the Capital One Cup on Wednesday before they travel to Swansea for a Premier League encounter on Saturday.

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