It is reported that Arsene Wenger and Theo Walcott are going to have another round of talks in the coming weeks in an attempt to agree a deal to keep the super fast England international at Arsenal. Both men seem to want the same thing, but have so far been unable to agree how to make it happen.
The injury to Gervinho may turn out to be a blessing in disguise for the Gunners. With very limited striking options, Wenger should now give Walcott some games in which to press his cause to be played as a striker, as he is determined and confident that he can be a success.
“It is a case of having trust in me up front. I was signed as a striker and it is about time, I want to play up front. I have learnt my game on the wing. When you look at what I did last year, I think I can do even more. Hopefully I will be given the opportunity. I am desperate for it.”
Walcott’s appearances have been limited so far this season, having been injured on England duty and also, according to rumours, due to the contract situation. The Daily Mail reports that Arsenal want to know by the end of November whether Walcott is staying at the Emirates, as they are planning a clear out in January, possibly including Arshavin, Chamakh, Djourou and Squillachi.
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