Team news: Giroud, Arteta, Gibbs, Theo

Arsene Wenger has given the latest team news ahead of Wednesday night's Champions League play-off second leg against Besiktas:

on Olivier Giroud…He will not play tomorrow and he will see a specialist tomorrow. After that we will make an announcement of how long he will be out for.

on it being a long-term injury…It can be. We will see tomorrow.

on whether it's a broken foot…I don't know, it's sad for us but at the moment we are focused on tomorrow's game.

on other team news…Mikel Arteta is still out from his ankle injury. He is quite a short term injury, he could be back quite quickly. Everyone else is available.

on Kieran Gibbs…Kieran Gibbs has his hamstring [issue] - I count him as after the break.

on Theo Walcott…Theo is doing well but we will respect the timing [of his return]. The timing is end of the month to join in again, after the break I think he will be in full training.

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