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Bert: Walcott's Age Doesn't Matter

Bert: Walcott's Age Doesn't Matter

Arsenal vice captain, Gilberto Silva has spoken out regarding Theo Walcott, saying his age is of no consequence and for Arsenal fans and the media alike, not to put to much pressure on him.

Bert maintains it doesn't matter how old the player is if he is actively contributing on the pitch.

"It`s very important that he can set up goals," said Gilberto. "It`s this kind of thing that makes the difference in a good player. It doesn`t matter if he`s young or not when he can bring important things to the pitch and do his job like he did when I scored the goal against Aston Villa.'

But at the same time, the Brazilian does point out that he is still young and needs time to grow without too much pressure.

"He needs to play freely and not have a lot of pressure put on him, but I think he can handle the pressure especially with the way Arsène works with the young players. He`s only 17 and he needs time to improve and to grow but the more he trains with us and the more he plays, the more he will grow in confidence and I think very soon he will be ready to play [in the first team].'



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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday October 3 2006
Time: 11:56AM

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I really hope this lad makes it , you can see when he plays what a class act he is and will be , last season at the KC he was brilliant !
dazednconfuzed
03/10/2006 12:15:00
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Can't wait to see him on Friday for the U21's versus Germany. He's scored in both games he's played for them already, here's hoping he makes it a third (or more).
Shinobi
03/10/2006 12:50:00
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Can't wait to see more of him in the first team. I'm guessing he'll start matches when our League Cup quest kicks off, then get some more regular EPL action in the new year.
JakeB
03/10/2006 14:54:00
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I think thats a fair forecasr Jake. Walcott and Adebayor for the CC me thinks.
simmy8_2000
03/10/2006 15:38:00
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Under Wenger's guidance i'm sure he'll be a success at Arsenal. Aslong as he keeps his feet on the floor, works hard and keeps good council around him, he'll flourish for us.
LondonGooner
03/10/2006 16:49:00
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ye, i hope he does become one of arsenals best in the future same goes for djourou. im certain the wise man wenger will play him in the carling cup tie against west. brom lets hope he can get a few goals if not jus guide us to a win at the hawthorns
#1-gooner
03/10/2006 18:54:00
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if your good enough your old enough! Look at Rooney, Ronaldo, Aaron lennon! if you've got the talent you'll get your chances!!
BaldyYid
03/10/2006 22:06:00
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not if youve got quality ahead of you though baldy duhh i dont think ronaldo would start ahead of ronaldinho and eto in barca do you!
abdleb
04/10/2006 17:18:00
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hey every1, news 4 u!Baldy don't no wot hes chattin' about???? walcott made a big impact on us at the first few games the season. so we all no dat Baldy. if thats his name, which is really weird, don't no wot hes cahttin bout :-(
anisrahm
05/10/2006 10:47:00
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