Arsene Wenger never once contemplated selling Theo Walcott this summer, despite his inconsistent form over the last few seasons The Arsenal winger has been in fine form this season, having notched 7 goals in 9 appearances in all competitions. However, the midfielder had a very indifferent 2015/16 campaign, having already matched his league total of 5 goals last season. Despite this, Arsene Wenger has claimed that the thought of selling Walcott didn’t cross his mind, according to ITV : “Look, I haven’t spoken to anybody because I was not ready to let him go. I always wanted to keep him.” Wenger was also understandably full of praise for the 27 year old, citing his mental qualities as integral to his game : “What I’ve seen of him is that he lets the passion for the game come out of his body. That’s what you want from him. “I’ve felt that since he’s played with more freedom, maybe he lets his feelings […]
Arsenal eked out a narrow 3-2 win over Swansea thanks to a double from Theo Walcott and sturdy defending after Granit Xhaka saw red
The England international continued his superb form by scoring a brace to help Arsenal beat FC Basel 2-0 in their Champions League group stage encounter on Wednesday.
Arsene Wenger has handed start to in-form duo Theo Walcott and Granit Xhaka as Arsenal face Basel in their first home game of Champions League this season.
Another week of Premier League action saw Manchester City, Everton and Tottenham consolidate their positions in the top three, while Arsenal and Liverpool registered important wins against Hull City and Chelsea respectively.
The Gunners were dominant in their 4-1 victory against Hull City on Saturday. Arsenal fans took to Twitter to celebrate the resurgence of their much criticized old boy and another quality performance from their South American sensation.
Theo Walcott returns to the lineup and Arsene Wenger would aim for a third successive league win as they travel to face Hull City.
Alexis Sanchez leads the Gunners' front-line as Arsenal kick-start their Champions League campaign at a tough away night in Paris.
Arsenal ended their pre-season on a resounding high after they thumped Norwegian side Viking eight goals to none.
Arsenal edged the MLS All-Stars 2-1 in the first friendly of their pre-season tour of America. However, their veteran winger Theo Walcott was heavily criticised following an abject display.