“THEO! THEO! THEO!” The crowd calls out from the stands. It’s not uncommon at the Emirates, really, is it?
His consistency, however, remains something of an enigma. He has been on flying, if somewhat irregular, form during our current good-form spell. His and Tomas Rosicky’s displays have given the team an attacking drive that at times this season has been left to the captain.
He is, undoubtedly, an extremely useful player to have in a squad – and an extremely dangerous one. We all remember Messi saying he was the most dangerous player he had ever played against. The real question, though, is how often is he that player – and how often is he the one drifting through games with no space to run in behind, and whose ball control is letting him down?
Wenger said after his man of the match performance against Newcastle: “Theo Walcott was outst...