Flashback: Theo Walcott leaves Arsenal

Flashback: Theo Walcott leaves Arsenal

Last January, Arsenal announced some news that rocked many of their fans: Theo Walcott was leaving the club. 

The 28-year-old had been at Arsenal for 12 years, in which time he had won two FA Cups, scored over 100 goals, and played 397 times for the club, but was seen as surplus to requirements, and secured a move to Everton.

He was famed for breaking onto the scene at a very young age, and was consistently seen as Arsenal’s ‘next big thing’- so much so, he was given Thierry Henry’s 14 shirt. However, a fair number of fans would say that the England international never truly lived up to his potential. This may be partly down to the fact that he has been troubled by injuries extensively throughout his career.

However, Arsenal fans were more than happy to show their appreciation for his career on Twitter, thanking him for everything that he had done at the club.

This is what the fans had to say:

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