Theo Walcott’s 10-year Arsenal career has been a “weird one”.-Thierry Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has admitted that Theo Walcott’s 10-year Arsenal career has been a “weird one”.

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has admitted that Theo Walcott’s 10-year Arsenal career has been a “weird one”.

The England international struggled to hold down a regular spot in the Gunners’ first team last season as he failed to produce consistent performances for Arsene Wenger’s men.

Walcott played alongside Henry for 18 months at Arsenal before the France international left the north London club to join Barcelona.

Walcott celebrated 10 years at Arsenal last season but failed to consistently perform for the club as Wenger’s side ended up in second place in the Premier League table and 10 points behind champions Leicester City.

Henry is quoted as saying by TEAMtalk: “He has struggled.

“His 10 years at Arsenal have been a weird one. Apart from one season where he played more than 30 games, he wasn’t really a starter. If Welbeck is out and Oxlade-Chamberlain is out, we all know how important pace is in the way (England manager Roy) Hodgson wants to play.

“If you go, you have to have performed.

“I always have a mixed reaction, Theo Walcott has been in the game for 10 years, you should know about him. You always have something to prove, he should know what he can offer to a team.

“By now he should know what his position is, but it is not clear.”

The 27-year-old Walcott scored five goals and made two assists in 28 Premier League games for Arsenal last season, but was limited to just 15 starts in the top flight for the Gunners.

The forward has been linked with a move away from Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

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