Theo Walcott's infernal hamstring injury has resurfaced again. He is likely to miss the Stoke City match.
Wenger was planning to utilize him as a centerforward with a long term view to making that change permanent. But he does not want to rush him with his match fitness in doubt. The Stoke City game is shaping up to be extremely important in stopping the narrative of a team suddenly gone off the tracks and a manager increasingly petulant of lesser mortals.