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Arsenal's Theo Walcott out of Carling Cup final

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott will miss Sunday's Carling Cup final against Birmingham after spraining his ankle in the 1-0 victory over Stoke.

Walcott twisted his left ankle in the turf after a tackle from Dean Whitehead and left the field on a stretcher.

"It is an ankle sprain - he is out of the next game for sure,"
manager Arsene Wenger stated.

Wenger said captain Cesc Fabregas will be assessed on Thursday
after suffering a hamstring injury in the first half.

The Gunners boss added: "Fabregas has a hamstring problem. We will assess that tomorrow. It is impossible to see how serious it is tonight. We will know tomorrow.

"It's a concern that Cesc is injured but it happens unfortunately. He was very upset. I am as well. But it is not his fault or mine. It is part of sport.

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crazyturkey4143d ago (Edited 4143d ago )

So how is Arsenal playing?
Szczesny - I hope that's how you spell it
Clichy, Djourou, Koscielny, Sagna
Song, Rosicky, Wilshere
Nasri, Van Persie, Arshavin