Arsenal forward Theo Walcott has revealed his determination to prove his worth to the club, and to England, as he makes his return from injury, writes Sky
The 24-year-old is in line to make his first appearance for two and-a-half months in Sunday’s game against Everton, having suffered from an abdominal problem back in September. He also hopes that his form for the Gunners can help him force his way back into the England starting XI for the World Cup, where there is plenty of competition for his position on the wing.
“The first priority is to play well for Arsenal to make sure I am there’, said Walcott, who was surprisingly omitted by Fabio Capello for the 2010 World Cup. “It is healthy to have competition (for places), we all want to see English players playing really well.
“I bounced back from the disappointment of 2010 with a very good season for Arsenal, and then last season I finished as top goalscorer, which was a massive personal achievement.”
Discussing his recent injury, Walcott added: “After this little knock, I am back to full fitness, so that is not going to affect me at all. I just want to remind people what I can do, I am the best judge of what I can do. I am the best judge of myself, so I know I will definitely be right back at it very soon.”
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