Arsenal Duo Facing Lengthy Spells On The Sidelines

Chris Wright

8th, September 2010


By Chris Wright

Arsenal will definitely have to do without the services of Robin Van Persie for the immediate future, and are also waiting to find out the extent of the injury Theo Walcott sustained on England duty last night.

The club have confirmed that Van Persie faces at least six weeks on the sidelines after injuring his ankle at Blackburn on August 28th. The Dutch striker isn’t expected to return to action until the middle of next month.

Walcott rolled his ankle during the build up to Wayne Rooney ‘s opening goal against Switzerland last night and was subsequently substituted

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