Jamie Carragher jokes on Twitter about Liverpool's chances of signing Theo Walcott

Theo Walcott

The Gunners forward netted during the FA Cup final. Bad news for Liverpool?

Jamie Carragher was left disappointed by Theo Walcott's opener for Arsenal on Saturday afternoon!

Not because it helped secure Arsenal's second trophy in two seasons while Liverpool continue to sit empty handed (although that may have played a part too).

No, Carragher humorously took to Twitter in response to Walcott's goal with regards to Liverpool's chances of signing the speedy 26-year-old.

Indeed, Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling wants to leave the club this summer and Walcott is yet to agree a new deal with Arsenal. A swap deal could make sense for some, then, but not anymore, according to the Reds icon. He tweeted:

And, in all seriousness, Carragher may have a point - even if he's only joking.

Any doubts Arsene Wenger had about Walcott's ability to lead the line for Arsenal may have been allayed after his hat-trick against West Brom and the FA Cup final performance against Aston Villa that followed.

It is simply a case of keeping the 26-year-old fit all season, something that has proven mightily difficult in recent years - the same problem Liverpool currently have with Daniel Sturridge.

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