What the papers say: Arsenal comes before England, says Theo

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The Sun - Theo swears by boss Arsene 
THEO WALCOTT reckons manager Arsene Wenger has the F-Factor. And he claims the Arsenal chief's shock swearing outburst this week merely showed his passion for success.

The Daily Mirror - Arsenal star to have summer surgery - to remove his tattoos!
Armand Traore will undergo surgery in the summer - to get  rid of his tattoos. The Arsenal left-back made the decision as he has become a devout Muslim and their faith forbids any permanent changes to the body.

The Daily Mail - Theo Walcott pledges to heed Arsene Wenger's advice and concentrate on Arsenal
Theo Walcott is adamant he will never again give Arsene Wenger a reason to criticise him, after insisting his first priority is Arsenal and not England.

THEO WALCOTT yesterday revealed he would love to have a crack at Chelsea on Sunday as a central striker.

The Times - Theo Walcott shrugs off fears he will miss out on World Cup place
Theo Walcott cannot be certain of selection for the England squad to take part in the World Cup finals next year but the Arsenal winger has revealed the secret fear of all of Fabio Capello’s “probables and possibles” — serious injury and a cancelled plane ticket to South Africa.

The IndependentWenger wary of another cup knockout
Now for the hard part. That, with due deference to Liverpool's travails, is how Arsenal will feel having eased into the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday. Unlike the Merseysiders, Arsenal have usually made short work of the competition's opening group stage. Their problems come thereafter.

The Daily Telegraph - Arsenal attacker Theo Walcott hoping for central role in Premier League challenge
Having been the centre of attention this week for a sweary rant by Arsene Wenger, Theo Walcott said on Wednesday that he now wanted to take a central role for Arsenal.

The Guardian - Theo Walcott to put Arsenal ambitions before England
Theo Walcott is eager to prove that he can deputise for the injured Robin van Persie in the central striking role he has long craved at Arsenal, with the England international intent upon winning a regular first-team place at his club to justify his inclusion in Fabio Capello's World Cup plans.

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