Arsene Wenger’s first January transfer business could be £110,000 a week star

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Arsenal are reportedly ready to part ways with out-of-favour English winger, Theo Walcott in the January transfer window if a respectable offer is received for the Englishman according to English publication the Sun.

The English international has fallen down the pecking order and has been used sparingly by Arsene Wenger so far this season after been limited to just ten appearances for the Gunners in all competitions.

Theo Walcott in training

However, with the uncertainty surrounding the English attacker, Premier League clubs such as West Ham and his former club Southampton have showed keen interest in him and a winter move might be on the cards with Arsene Wenger ready to sell some fringe players in other to raise funds for next summer transfer window.

The former Saints attacker has failed to live up to the hype and potential that surrounded his move to the Emirates in January 2006 after been regarded as one of the most sought after and brightest teenager in English football.

Walcott joined the Gunners for £12 million as a 16-year-old, from English side Southampton after his dazzling performance for the Saints youth team that lost 3-2 on aggregate to Ipswich town in the FA Youth Cup in the 2004-05 season and later became the youngest ever player  to be promoted to the Saints first team the following season.

The 28-year-old has struggled for consistency and has been plagued mostly with injuries since his move to the north London club over a decade and will be hoping he can secure a move away from the Emirates in the winter transfer window in a bid to work his way into Gareth Southgate’s plan ahead of next summer World Cup in Russia.


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