Transfer Window

Arsenal misread situation with Walcott

August 29, 2012
By Gabriele Marcotti


So now it's Theo Walcott's turn. You would have assumed that having raised more than $60 million through the sale of Robin van Persie to Manchester United and Alex Song to Barcelona -- two deals that also cleared roughly enough salary space to pay the wages of the Gunners' three big summer signings, Olivier Giroud, Lukas Podolski and Santi Cazorla -- Arsenal could easily lock up its flying winger.

But no. Contract talks have apparently stalled with Walcott balking at a five-year ...

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