Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Theo Walcott contract talk

Theo Walcott

Arsene Wenger has confessed that talks over a new deal for the England international have begun.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confessed this week that talks over a new contract for Theo Walcott have begun, but admitted that they could be impacted by a number of factors.

With the former Southampton prodigy struggling for game time since returning from a serious injury, the French coach stated that the talks may not be plain sailing.

The Arsenal man was embroiled in a similar situation a couple of years ago and was reluctant to pen an extension with Wenger’s men at that point also.

Walcott was given a rare start for the Gunners in yesterday’s 3-0 victory over London rivals West Ham at the Emirates Stadium, but this was only his third inclusion in the starting XI in the Premier League in 2014-15.

With Walcott reportedly also wanting a pay increase in any potential new deal, Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to make their feelings known over the flying winger’s future.

Some have backed the Gunners attacker,  others feel that the player must show his worth before asking for a new deal with a pay rise in North London. Meanwhile a cynical section of the Emirates Stadium faithful could see him at a rival club next season. Here are the best tweets.

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