Arsene Wenger will announce his Arsenal squad to fly to America on Wednesday morning, but
Theo Walcott is likely to stay behind as he continues his return from a serious knee injury.
The Gunners face Thierry Henry’s New York Red Bulls on Saturday in their second pre-season
game of the season.
Walcott has returned to light training after completing a gruelling summer rehabilitation programme after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament in the FA Cup third round win
over Tottenham in January.
Wenger revealed last week that Walcott could be back in full training towards the end of