Walcott to extend his Arsenal career by five yearsFebruary 17th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Arsenal has offered young forward Theo Walcott a five-year deal that will keep him at the English club till 2014.
Walcott, who is now recovering from a shoulder surgery, has 18 months left in his current contract and talks were going on for several months to finalise his future. The new deal is estimated at 50,000 pound per week.
According to the Mirror, Walcott’s representatives met Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis Monday and the club is prepared to offer him a contract that will see him earn 13 million pounds over the next five years.