Arsenal's Theo Walcott out for six months after injury

Arsenal and England forward Theo Walcott has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury to his left knee and will be out for six months

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Ian Wright: Serious injury 'you never truly get over'

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright says he understands what Theo Walcott is going through. Wright's goals helped England qualify for the World Cup in France in 1998, but a hamstring injury to ruled him out of the finals. He says he feels Walcott's pain.

As a player it's devastating. I missed out on a World Cup in '98 through injury and it's something that you never truly get over.

In the end I didn't actually get to play in any but for someone like Theo who has been there but not played - but he has been there - for this one I feel he would have been ready.

– Ian Wright, speaking to BBC Radio Five Live

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