Theo Walcott‘s contract saga finally seems to be over, with reliable reports suggesting the England international has signed a new four year deal with the club.
BBC’s David Ornstein took to Twitter to deliver the news, with Walcott allegedly signing a £140k per week deal that will keep him at the club until 2019.
England forward Theo Walcott signs new 4yr contract with Arsenal to keep him at club to 2019. Signed last night, worth £140k per week #afc
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) July 31, 2015
The pacy forward has become one of the highest paid players at the club, joining the likes of Mesut Özil and Alexis Sanchez at the top of the wage bracket.
It’s fantastic that we’ve got this situation sorted now, as it wouldn’t be good for the club were it to drag on any longer. Walcott may not be as vital to the success of the club as he was a few seasons ago, but he has shown his quality and his ability to play as a lone striker in recent games.
Hopefully he is now over his injury issues, and he is able to push on at the club that has invested so much in him. Congratulations Theo!