What the papers say: Surgery sidelines Arsenal star

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The Sun - Surgery blow for Walcott
THEO WALCOTT will be out for at least three months, Arsene Wenger confirmed last night. The Arsenal star, 19, dislocated his right shoulder on England duty in Berlin on Tuesday and seems almost certain to need surgery.

The Daily Mail - Walcott to be out for eight weeks after surgery on shoulder
Theo Walcott will be out for at least eight weeks after a Harley Street specialist advised him to have an operation on his injured right shoulder.

The Daily Express - WENGER'S BLAST OF FRIENDLY FIRE
ARSENE WENGER will have been left both enraged and frustrated over the circumstances and timing of Theo Walcott’s freak injury while training with England in Germany.

The Daily Star - BIG DAN THE MAN
ARSENAL are set to make a January bid for giant Bayern Munich defender Daniel van Buyten.

The Times - Arsene Wenger considers Theo Walcott damages claim
Possible three months out with shoulder problem for Arsenal winger surely to add to contempt his club manager has for friendlies.

The Independent - Walcott faces operation and three months on sidelines
Theo Walcott has been told by a specialist that he must have surgery on his dislocated right shoulder and he will go ahead with the operation in the next two or three days.

The Guardian - Walcott faces surgery and three months out of action
Arsenal are expected to confirm today that Theo Walcott requires corrective surgery on the shoulder he dislocated while training at the Olympic stadium in preparation for England's friendly against Germany, with Arsène Wenger, his club manager, saying last night that the winger will be out for "at least three months".

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