Arsenal’s Theo Walcott to have stomach surgery

ARSENAL winger Theo Walcott has been ruled out for three weeks because he needs stomach surgery.

He was withdrawn from the Arsenal side to face Stoke last weekend after feeling pain in his stomach.

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Walcott will miss England’s World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland.

An Arsenal statement read: “Theo Walcott will have a minor procedure on his abdomen in Germany on Wednesday which will keep him out of action until after the next international break.”