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Arsenal waiting on Walcott

Arsenal are anxiously awaiting news on forward Theo Walcott on two fronts on Monday.

The England international could be facing up to a month on the sidelines if the knee injury he suffered in Saturday evening's 2-0 FA Cup victory over Tottenham is as bad as first feared.

The referee's report from that match will also be submitted to the Football Association and in it, Walcott's controversial gesture to Spurs fans is likely to be mentioned.

Walcott made a '2-0' sign towards the away end as he was stretchered off the Emirates Stadium pitch, whilst simultaneously being pelted with missiles.

Walcott is widely expected to escape FA punishment but Tottenham could be in trouble because of the missiles.

Walcott's knee is of greater concern to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who is hoping the forward - outstanding against Spurs - only suffered 'a kick'.

But the early signs are that he has suffered ligament damage and could be out for four weeks, further adding to Wenger's striking issues, with Olivier Giroud struggling with a knock and Nicklas Bendtner out for a month.