Champions League - Walcott Threatened Absent at Camp Nou

Saturday, February 26, 2011


London - Arsenal's current strength to challenge Barcelona in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 is likely to decrease. The reason, Theo Walcott is expected to miss the game.

Walcott suffered ankle injury in the match against Stoke City on Thursday (24/02/2011) pm dawn. Winger 21 years this has been ascertained absent for the English League Cup final contra Birmingham City this weekend.

Unfortunately for the Gunners, Walcott also is not expected to be recovered when they come to the Camp Nou to melakoni second leg of the Champions League last 16, 9 March.

"Walcott will miss two or three weeks because of ankle problems,"said Wenger, as quoted by Reuters.

"I would say it's highly unlikely he will be fit to face Barcelona second leg,"added the manager of the French origin.

"I imagine the worst so I will probably be surprised in a positive way, but I just express my feeling now," he continued.

Meanwhile, Cesc Fabregas, who also got injured in the match Stoke cons, the possibility has been able to perform at Camp Nou.

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