Theo Walcott saga takes a new turn with Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comThe protracted contract saga of Theo Walcott has taken every possible twist and turn since last summer and finally it seems like Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s dalliance with psychological warfare regarding this issue has failed.
According to reports from talkSPORT, Walcott will be signing a new deal after several of his requirements are likely to be agreed to by the Arsenal hierarchy.
The 23-year-old who has only few months left in his contract is eligible to sign a pre-contract elsewhere and could be available for free in summer.
Walcott demanded a pay package of £90,000 per week which would make him a top earner at the club but Wenger rejected such moves. The Frenchman was unwilling to entertain such ideas and was not prepared to break the wage structure at the club.
Wenger though was ready to give him a chance of playing up front while was also prepared to make more incursions in the transfer ...