Everton star Theo Walcott: I left Arsenal carrying bin bags in the night
There were no big goodbyes from his team-mates at the club he had spent 12 years; just a few security men witnessed him darting in and out as the £20million deal that would take him to Everton neared completion.
It was “surreal”, according to Walcott – but also symbolic of how his Arsenal career fizzled out, with not a single league start this season as he became a peripheral figure at a club he joined when he was just 16.
But while it may have been a night-time departure, Walcott still believes he has a bright future ahead at only 28.
In fact, he reckons the “best is yet to come” and that... read more
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