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Theo Walcott to Join On Loan?!?

Theo Walcott to Join On Loan?!?


Harry Redknapp will apparently excite every (most) Pompey fans by attempting to sign Theo Walcott on loan.

Harry worked with Theo Walcott at Southampton and is a big admirer of the youngster. Theo is yet to play for Arsenal and Harry apparently believes that a loan deal (with the option of a recall) could possible be on the cards.

I’m unsure whether Arsenal will let the lad go out on loan, especially after being named in the World Cup squad. If the player is told he won’t be a starter at Arsenal next year I think he would jump at the opportunity.

Reasons Why Not to Sign for Us

It may be seen as a betrayal to Southampton
He doesn’t have any chance of playing for Arsenal
He can’t learn off players such as Henry

Reasons Why he Might Sign

First team football to show Arsene Wenger
Has worked with Harry Redknapp before
Has family and friends on the south coast

In other news- Apparently, Milan has today agreed a fee for Zigic, thought to be in the region of 6-7 million pounds. Harry will watch the player Saturday and decide if he wants to offer, the giant of a forward, a contract.

Two very interesting stories, which we will no doubt here more about!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

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Date:Wednesday May 24 2006
Time: 5:51PM

Comments

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i'd want him!
lmatthews
24/05/2006 17:54:00
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It's funny how too weeks ago you published an article saying "Scummer in the England Squad" and now you want him to play for you, which btw, will never happen. Arsene Wenger has a certain way of doing things at Arsenal and he will want to make sure Theo trains, eats and conducts himself correctly. You dont pay 10 million quid for a kid then loan him out.
Rocky7
24/05/2006 18:03:00
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haha yer i know i did post that article heading. Just like Harry though, i called him a scummer when he went. You did pay 10 mill and not play him once this season. Half a season loan, i don't blame Pompey for trying and i wouldn't be shocked if it was accepted!
lmatthews
24/05/2006 18:05:00
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no chance on that one!!
paultsmouth
24/05/2006 18:15:00
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you don't recon, not even if arsenal sign another stirker?
lmatthews
24/05/2006 18:16:00
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or striker?
lmatthews
24/05/2006 18:16:00
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good move if you ask me, shows intent
lmatthews
24/05/2006 18:17:00
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He's 17, he shouldnt be first choice. Michael Owen is now a victim of too much football at an early age, and I predict Rooney will go down the same route. Walcott needs to be nutured, and not played every week in a team that has a (no disrespect intended) lower standard of football.
Rocky7
24/05/2006 19:33:00
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cos pompey aren't as successful, doesn't mean the standard is as good, after all we're playing the same standard as the arse every week!
paultsmouth
24/05/2006 19:46:00
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you haven't won at Pompey in the league! Harry has already worked with the lad and at the end of the day if he can score at Pompey regularly then whats he going to be able to do at Arsenal?
lmatthews
24/05/2006 19:58:00
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