After being a late scratch with a calf injury on Boxing Day, Theo Walcott won't be quite ready for the club's next match against Crystal Palace.
Arsene Wenger is hoping Theo Walcott will be back on New Year’s Day after he missed the narrow victory over West Brom due to a "small calf problem."
Theo Walcott was a late scratch with a minor calf injury.
It was a beautiful early goal from Walcott but Arsenal were second best for most of the day and lost 2-1 at the Etihad.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud came away from Sunday with minor injuries.
Walcott owners beware as the Arsenal attacker is carrying an injury which may keep him out of the starting XI at the Emirates on Saturday.
After missing consecutive matches in the Premier League and Champions League, Theo Walcott should be fit for the visit of rival Spurs on Sunday.
Theo Walcott seems unlikely to feature against Ludogorets on Tuesday as he continues to recover from the hamstring issue that kept him out against Sunderland on Saturday.
Theo Walcott is struggling with a minor thigh injury and could miss the trip to the Stadium of Light as a result.
Theo Walcott shook off a poor England showing with a brace that should have been a hat trick as Arsenal beat Swansea 3-2 at the Emirates.
The Theo Walcott redemption tour continued with a first half brace against Basel in the Champions League group stage.
The status of Theo Walcott remains uncertain after the Arsenal attacker missed the midweek trip to Paris Saint-Germain because of a "knee problem."
Theo Walcott did not make the Arsenal squad against PSG on Tuesday with a mild knee injury given as the reason for the omission.
Injuries to Aaron Ramsey and Alex Iwobi could see Theo Walcott given a month runway to prove himself again as the starter on the right side of the Arsenal attack.