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Could Theo Walcott Profit From A Change in Position?

Good this season, but not great. Might shifting to the left wing allow Theo Walcott to find the right path?

Walcott: Flying without wings?

Walcott: Flying without (right) wings?

Having signed a new contract with Arsenal last week, the immediate future for Theo Walcott looks secure. Injuries permitting, the 20-year-old has already established himself as a regular presence in the Gunners team, and has looked dangerous on the many occasions he has played.

He has progressed steadily, if unspectacularly, since arriving in North London in January 2006.

Having watched him on Sunday in his team’s disappointing defeat to rivals Chelsea, however, I couldn’t shake off one question that the England international’s performance kept bringing to mind:

Would Theo Walcott be more successful if moved to Arsenal’s left-wing?

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May 11, 2009 Posted by | Sport, World Football | , | 1 Comment