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Wenger feels he has enough options to keep his side's 'engine' fresh without weakening their performance

Two of the four ambulance workers that helped Theo Walcott were Tottenham fans

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The England international is being backed to make a full recovery

Theo Walcott lies injured on the pitch in Arsenal's FA Cup victory over Tottenham

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The Gunners are continuing to defy expectations that they will fall away in the Premier League title race despite a merry-go-round of injuries and knocks to key players

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Transfer news: Arsenal eye £8m deal for Auxerre striker Paul-Georges Ntep as Salomon Kalou stays at Lille

Arsenal looking into their options as injuries force their hand

Alvaro Morata’s first-team chances have been limited at Real

Transfer news: Arsenal move for Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata set to be blocked by Carlo Ancelotti

Arsène Wenger is looking to buy a striker after Theo Walcott ruptured a knee ligament on Saturday

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Chelsea fan has the words 'John Obi Mikel' tattooed on his bum following the Nigerian midfielder's FA Cup goal against Derby

Lee Mitchell made the promise on Twitter hoping that Mikel wouldn't add to his three goals in seven-and-a-half years, with painful consequences

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Theo Walcott injury: Six-month lay-off devastates Arsenal and England

The forward was injured in the Gunners' 2-0 FA Cup third round victory over Tottenham

Arsenal’s Theo Walcott makes the ‘2-0’ gesture to Spurs fans as he is carried off

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott 'reminded of his responsibilities' after scoreline gesture to angry Tottenham fans in north London derby

Walcott was targeted with coins and plastic bottles as he was carried off the pitch and chose to remind the opposition of the scoreline in response

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Serge Gnabry believes he can work well in same Arsenal team as Theo Walcott

Youngster is eager to help the Gunners' push for silverware after impressing in FA Cup tie against Tottenham

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Transfer news: Strikers Arsenal could attempt to sign in January

A look of the frontmen linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this month

Transfer news: Manager Arsene Wenger confirms Arsenal are not in negotiations over a £2m move for Fulham striker Dimitar Berbatov

The Gunners have been linked with a move for the Bulgarian after Wenger confirmed earlier this week that he would like to sign a 'quality striker'

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Arsenal v Tottenham: Spurs 'won't want to play us' claims Theo Walcott ahead of FA Cup tie

Walcott claims the magic of the FA Cup is special for him being an English player and believes that bitter rivals will not look forward to the third round meeting on Saturday evening

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