Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

How Wenger Is Devolping Walcott

How Wenger Is Devolping Walcott

I've been giving some thought to how Wenger is devolping young starlet, Theo Walcott.

I would like to start by mentioning all the comparisons made between Walcott and the all time record goal scorer- Thierry Henry.

Everyone from Harry Redknapp to Wenger and even Walcott himself have said that their are huge similarities in their game, namely the incredible pace that they share. There are plenty of other comparisons to be made between them.

Both started out a wingers (albeit on opposite flanks), both are lethal infront of goal and both will be Arsenal legends for years to come.

Young Henry started life as a left winger, when he moved to Arsenal Wenger turned him into a striker, a lethal one at that! He has gone on to be the best striker and arguabley the best player in the world.

Wenger has said on several occasions that he is going to use Walcott in a 'centeral role.' This hasnt yet happened. Each time Walcott has come on/played he has been on the left. I dont think this is a conicidence. I think that Wenger is hoping that by playing Walcott down the left for this season then switching him to a striker he will devolp in a similar way to Henry.

I know that Wenger is using Walcott sparingly at the moment and that its frustrating but bear with it, Wenger is the best man to make Theo realise his potential and make him into a legend at Arsenal.

Article submitted by simmy8_2000

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rocky7
Date:Tuesday October 17 2006
Time: 11:58AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
couldnt agree more. you cant jus put him on whenever you like you need to remember his age and also wenger pointed out the best of all points. "i have no doubts about his ability but you have to remember is he better than anyone that already starts"
abdleb
17/10/2006 12:53:00
0
come the end of the season he will be up front with Henry you watch and them two will make defences cry and have nightmares with their pace and finishing !
dazednconfuzed
17/10/2006 14:24:00
0
I never knew that he was a winger. I thought that he has always been a striker. But I think that you are right (Oh, the pain, lol), you HAVE got a new Henry in your ranks.
wei, wu and shu
17/10/2006 16:15:00
0
u benders
LASAYER
17/10/2006 20:05:00
0
too true his second goal for england was freaky coz it was so henry it wasnt funny. just think how many years he will be at the top of his game destroying defences. hes still just 17. Wenger is a genius
mish
17/10/2006 23:09:00
0
There are a few arses twitching out there (if you'll excuse the pun) and rightly so, surely England must have a good future with the likes of Rooney, Lennon and Walcott!!
Cravens
18/10/2006 06:51:00
0
OH YOU DO HAVE AN ENGLISHMAN IN THE SIDE,HYPOCRITES!!!!!!!!!!!!!
springy
18/10/2006 23:10:00
0
my goldfish knows more about football than springy. Go to our website and see how many englihmen we got in our squad then eat your words c*o*c*k*face
StryfedaGunner
19/10/2006 17:05:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Duo In Statistical Team Of The Season

Arsenal are represented in the latest Team of the Season concoction, and this is based on statistics.

Sanchez Makes Sensational Swap ... Of Shirt Number

Arsenal attacker makes minor change

Wenger Must Use His Advantage Over PL Managers

Arsenal gaffer has a window in the window

Arsenal Get It Right

Gunners unveil gorgeous new strip

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Rocky7
Editor email
Profile
ClockEnd124
no email
Profile
Amos
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Player of the Year
Suggested By:
Petr Cech4%
Hector Bellerin8%
Mesut Ozil74%
Alexis Sanchez10%
Olivier Giroud4%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Amos.13
2.Wyn Mills12
3.Naijagunner9
4.Galway Gooner6
5.Merlion963
6.Will-i-am102
7.phreddy2
8.NYArse1
9.Leon Kingsford1
10.julieloveshenry4ever1