Theo Walcott is reportedly set to be sold by Arsenal in the January transfer window, putting an end to an eleven-year association with the club (via The Express).
Theo Walcott has been at Arsenal for a very long time. The winger joined from Southampton back in January 2006.
After arriving at the club as a 16-year-old, Walcott failed to make an appearance for the Gunners for some time but was controversially called up to England’s 2006 World Cup squad.
The winger eventually did find a place in the Arsenal squad and has made a total of 388 appearances for the Gunners, more than the likes of Thierry Henry and Steve Bould.
However, the 28-year-old has found himself out of the team of late, making just three substitute appearances in the Premier League this season.
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Now, Walcott is reportedly set to leave the club in the January transfer window with Everton, Southampton and West Ham all keen on his signing.
Walcott has been a good servant for the club and has certainly had his moments on the pitch. However, the winger is a little too inconsistent to play for a club like Arsenal and has only surpassed ten Premier League goals just twice in eleven years.