The slightly ridiculously high stead that Theo Walcott is held at Arsenal has been demonstrated once again today with the news that the forward has signed a new four-year contract at The Emirates, worth £140,000-a-week.
Those weekly earnings mean that Walcott is now the joint-highest paid player at Arsenal, on a par with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, despite having only managed to stay fit for a smattering of games over the course of the last two years.
Unsurprisingly, Theo was quick to thank his agents…
— Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) July 31, 2015
What an expensive old summer this one is turning out to be.