PICTURE: Barca man sends birthday message to Theo Walcott

Theo Walcott

Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Song wished his former teammate a happy birthday on the day the Gunners face Tottenham.

Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has sent a message to his former teammate Theo Walcott on his birthday. Posting on his official Instagram page, the Cameroon international wrote, "Happy birthday to my bro" while including a picture of the two men during their days together at the Gunners.

It is somewhat bittersweet that Walcott is celebrating his birthday on the day of the North London Derby, considering that it was on the last occasion that the two sides met that the England winger sustained the ligament injury that has ruled him out for the season.

But he will no doubt be hoping for an additional birthday present from his teammates - three points at the home of their fierce rivals on Sunday afternoon.

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