March 23, 2023
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According to reports, Southampton was viewing Frank Lampard for the position of manager before they ultimately decided against it. Frank Lampard had been dismissed by Everton this year and was allegedly eyed by the Saints. However, he is not going to get this job this time. As per reports, Frank Lampard had been on the list of potential candidates for replacing Nathan Jones, who had been dismissed by the Saints on a weekend.
Frank Lampard might have already been supporting one Southampton player. One of his former England teammates is Theo Walcott and described him as the born leader. But it is not clear as to why Southampton has decided to drop the decision to bring in Lampard. It seems that they are not much impressed by how his tenure was at Everton. Surely, the Englishman helped the Toffees with his guidance into a relegation battle, and, to be honest, he appeared lost at Goodison Park. Continue Reading →
October 9, 2022
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Veteran Southampton forward Theo Walcott is hoping to make his first appearance of the new Premier League season when his Southampton side welcome former team Everton to the St. Mary’s Stadium this weekend. Theo Walcott and his Southampton teammates are hoping to bounce back from two successive Premier League losses ahead of the visit of the Toffees.
Theo Walcott returned to Southampton from Everton on loan at the start of the 2020/21 season before his move was made permanent by the Saints at the start of last season. The attacker spent the final year of his contract with Everton as a loanee at Southampton thus paving the way for him to join them permanently as a free agent last summer. The England international started his professional career with Southampton before his transfer to North London side Arsenal as a teenager in 2006. At the time, Walcott was the most expensive teenager. After 12 years in North London, Everton paid around £20m to sign him. Continue Reading →
September 17, 2022
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According to 90 min, Pedro Neto is keen to join Arsenal after the north Londoners emerged as serious contenders for the Portuguese international. Wolverhampton Wanderers’ asking price is proving difficult for the move to conclude, although the Gunners are expected to push on to sign the winger.
Arsenal are focusing on getting players out the door to free up space in the squad and slash their existing wage bill. Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Nicolas Pepe, and Hector Bellerin are still at the club, with the Gunners expected to find a solution regarding their future before the summer transfer window shuts down. Continue Reading →
July 26, 2022
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Veteran English winger Theo Walcott was a major absentee as his Southampton side embarked on a pre-season tour of Austria. The former Arsenal and Everton star was not part of the 26-man Southampton squad to Austria last week. Apart from Theo Walcott, other senior players such as Romain Perraud and Nathan Redmond were also left out of the Saints squad for the tour of Austria.
Southampton revealed in a statement that Theo Walcott and Nathan Redmond have stayed behind to work on getting to peak fitness. It was disclosed that the two Englishmen will continue to work on their fitness at Staplewood training centre for the Saints. On his part, Frenchman Perraud has notfeatured in pre-season this summer after he sustained an injury at the end of last season. The left-back has spent just one season with the Saints following his transfer from French club Brest last summer. Continue Reading →
July 1, 2022
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Journalist Tom Barclay has claimed that Ralph Hasenhuttl might be open to letting Theo Walcott leave Southampton in the summer due to his lack of game time this season. There have been recent reports stating that Southampton are keen to let Walcott go, with a move to the United States potentially being on the cards for the 33-year-old winger. Walcott has seen his game time decrease over the past few seasons, as he featured 22 times in the 2020/21 Premier League campaign for both Southampton and Everton, but in the most recent campaign, he made just nine appearances in the league, with only five of those coming from the start.
With the lack of game time this season for the former Arsenal man, Barclay claimed to Give Me Sport that Southampton may be open to letting him leave in the summer transfer window. Ralph’s talked very glowingly about how useful it is to have his experience and his professionalism around the group. But you can’t just have players where that’s all they bring and they don’t actually play. He said that was useful last season but, at this point, and that he thinks they would very much be open to letting him go. Continue Reading →
May 21, 2022
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Veteran English forward Theo Walcott has been named on the list of the quickest players at Southampton. The former Everton and Arsenal star was mentioned as one of the quickest players in the Southampton squad by Nathan Tella on the Saints YouTube channel. According to him, Theo Walcott is definitely on the list of the top-five quickest players at Southampton.
In a recent video published on the Southampton YouTube channel, Tella and Southampton teammate Mohamed Salisu were featured as the two players were asked various questions. Tella and Salisu were asked to pick who will win a go-karting race from the trio of Che Adams, RomainPerraud and Will Smallbone. In his response to the question, Tella said Perraud would win the race. Continue Reading →
April 27, 2022
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English forward Theo Walcott was left out of the Southampton squad that returned to winning ways thanks to the 1-0 home win over Arsenal in their Premier League encounter on Saturday. The England international didn’t even make the Southampton bench for the visit of his former club.
Theo Walcott moved from Southampton to Arsenal as a teenager in January 2006 and he was with the North London club for over a decade. Walcott was at Arsenal for 12 years before he made a £20m transfer to Merseyside club Everton in January 2018. While he was at Arsenal, Theo Walcott won three FA Cup titles. Continue Reading →
March 30, 2022
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Southampton manager Ralph Hassenhuttl has given the reason behind the limited role given to Theo Walcott at the club this season. Veteran English forward Theo Walcott has been a bit-part player for the Saints whom he joined on a free transfer last summer.
Theo Walcott signed for Southampton at the start of the season after making a successful return to the club last season. He had started his career with the Saints before North London giants Arsenal snapped him up during the winter transfer window. Months later, he was named as part of the England squad to the 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament in Germany without a valuable experience. In total, he spent 12 years at Arsenal before leaving forEverton during the 2018 winter transfer window in a £20m deal. Continue Reading →
February 9, 2022
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England international Theo Walcott made his return to the Southampton squad for the Premier League clash with defending champions Manchester City at home last weekend. Walcott featured in the Saints team for the first time in 2022 against the Citizens having recovered from Covid-19. He had not been involved in the Southampton squad since the start of the year on the back on him testing positive for Covid-19.Theo Walcott started the visit of Manchester City on Saturday evening on the bench.
Southampton were given a dream start when former Tottenham Hotspur fullback Kyle Walker-Peters gave them the lead inside the first ten minutes with the outside of his right foot. Manchester City dominated proceedings from the blast of the whistle only for Southampton score to score from their first major foray into the Manchester City box. The goal from Walker-Peters came in the seventh minute after he was teed up by compatriot Nathan Redmond on the right side of the Saints attack. It was the first Southampton goal for the English right-back specialist.The stunning strike from Walker-Peters gave the Saints a slim lead over Manchester City at the break.
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December 7, 2021
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Experienced Southampton winger Theo Walcott was only named as a substitute as Norwich City stunned his team to record back-to-back wins for the first time this season. Theo Walcott was a second half substitute as hosts Norwich City came from a goal down to beat Southampton 2-1 thereby moving off the foot of the table as far as the Premier League is concerned.
Scotland international Che Adams scored the opening goal of the game in the fourth minute off the assist from strike partner Adam Armstrong to give Southampton a fantastic start, but the lead lasted for just three minutes after Finland national team hitman TeemuPukki levelled matters for the home side via a header off the cross from Max Aarons, the Norwich City right-back. Two teams scored a goal apiece in the first seven minutes of the game and that was how it stayed until the half-time break.
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