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Everton negotiating Theo Walcott transfer with Arsenal, Sam Allardyce confirms

Everton negotiating Theo Walcott transfer with Arsenal, Sam Allardyce confirms

Sam Allardyce has confirmed Everton are in talks with Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott. The 28-year-old forward has played just 61 minutes of Premier League […]The post Everton negotiating Theo Walcott transfer with Arsenal, Sam Allardyce confirms appeared first on Squawka News.

Sam Allardyce has confirmed Everton are in talks with Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott.
The 28-year-old forward has played just 61 minutes of Premier League football this season, leading to suggestions he is surplus to requirements at the Emirates.
Toffees boss Allardyce, who took over from Ronald Koeman in early December, confirmed in a press conference on Friday that the club is negotiating with Arsenal.
“If it’s possible to be over the line I’d be delighted. It’s not imminent but negotiations are ongoing,” he is quoted by the BBC.
How will Walcott fit in at Everton"
Chances created in the league this season
Allardyce added that Walcott will offer “goalscoring threat” if a deal is completed, suggesting he could play through the middle. That could be a bad omen for summer signing Sandro Ramirez, who is still yet to score a Premier League goal for Everton and could be sold back to a La Liga club this month. Oumar Niasse, meanwhile, has made just four league appearances under Allardyce, over the course of which he has failed to score.
Walcott, who is Arsenal’s longest serving current player having joined in 2006, has spent the majority of his career on the right wing, drifting inside to create problems for the opposition.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Aaron Lennon have been used in a central and wide roles respectively this season.
Calvert-Lewin has created 15 chances in 22 league appearances this term, scoring three goals and assisting another four, while Lennon has created four in 14 league matches. Walcott is yet to create a chance in the Premier League this season.
He did, however, create 13 chances in 28 league appearances in 2016/17 while... view: 1
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