Arsenal’s longest serving player among the current squad, Theo Walcott, has departed the club after 12 years of service.
The Englishman signed for the North Londoners back when he was just 16, and instantly became one of the best young prospects England had to offer back then, after scoring against some big clubs in big games.
However, unrealistic standards and expectations ultimately led to his decline to seem more rapid and strange, to the point where even the Arsenal faithful had stopped supporting the winger.
Nevertheless, the former Southampton man’s career is far from a disaster, with 108 goals, 62 assists, 397 appearances across all competitions, and 3 FA Cup and as many FA Community Shield wins – certainly not bad for a winger highly criticised by his own fans.
Everton confirmed the signing of their new wide-man not long ago, and the fee is said be in excess of £20 million, on a 3.5 year deal.
Further, the England international is also said to be keen on working under Sam Allardyce, with eyes set on a place in the England squad for the upcoming World Cup in Russia.
Written by Ashish Sreejith
Have had two addictions in life- playing football and watching football. Usually described as introverted but not when it comes to speaking and writing about the beautiful game of football.