Premier League club Southampton are set to sign former Arsenal player, Theo Walcott, on a two-year deal from his current club Everton on free transfer.
The 32-year-old Theo Walcott who returned to St Mary’s on a long season last year, is said to be become a free agent at the end of this campaign due to his expiring deal with Everton.
The Everton forward and has impressed the Saint’s manager, Ralph Hasenhuttl, during his returned to St Mary’s on a season-long loan
So far this season, Walcott has scored three Premier League goals for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s side, including in their 3-1 win against Fulham in the English Premier League on Saturday May 15, 2021
.@SouthamptonFC is a club that means so much to me, and it has been incredibly special for me to have spent this season back at St Mary’s.
But to now have the opportunity to return for a further two years means such a great deal to me, both personally and professionally. pic.twitter.com/IWxHLTMwaW
— Theo Walcott (@theowalcott) May 18, 2021
“I’m not sure I can properly express how happy I am about this,”
“Southampton is a club that means so much to me, and it has been incredibly special for me to have spent this season back at St Mary’s
“But to now have the opportunity to return for a further two years means such a great deal to me, both personally and professionally.
Walcott was the youngest first-team player ever to be featured for Southampton, at 16 years old when he made his debut in August 2005, having such an impact that it motivated Arsenal to sign him in January 2006, amassing 47 England caps
“Theo has been a very good influence for us this season.
“He is a very professional player who does things in the right way and has a very positive impact not only on our young players but on the dressing room as a whole.”
Southampton are 14th in the Premier League table and will host Leeds on Tuesday night, before they visit West Ham on the final day of the season.