Forgot Password

 

Register

 

Create your Connect ID

This will allow you to login to all DStv websites & applications




or
Login using
x

Email Reset

 




Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Barclays Premier League

Wenger losing patience with Walcott



Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted on Friday that he is beginning to lose patience with Theo Walcott over the forward's refusal to commit to his future with the London club.

Walcott's current contract ends this summer and Wenger wants the 23-year-old to extend his deal.

Negotiations between the two sides have been going on for "a long, long time," Wenger said, but nothing has been done, putting other clubs on alert.

"He knows what I want and he has to make up his mind," Wenger said at his pre-weekend match press conference.

"We have not made any progress. I have no news, I am frustrated.

"We are in negotiations for a long, long time. We have not been late in re-negotiations with him. We always try to extend contracts very early."

Walcott, who is Arsenal's leading goalscorer this season with 10 goals from 17 appearances, reportedly rejected a five-year deal worth £75 000 per week this summer.

If the two sides cannot agree, Walcott would be free to sign a pre-contract with another club in January, or could even leave for free in the summer.

Shop

Gerrard: My Autobiography
Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team.
R152.00
Rafa: My Story
Revelatory memoir from the greatest sportsman in the world today.
R182.00
FIFA 14
Xbox 360
R549.00
Mitre Ultimatch Soccer Ball - White
A high quality football, offering high performance at both training and during football matches.
R252.00


Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Live Video Streaming

Wed, 23 Jul @ 00:00
Football's Greatest Ii - Ryan Giggs
Wed, 23 Jul @ 13:20

Sports Talk



Sunday Oliseh
What Germany did to become champs
The 2002 Japan and South Korea World Cup saw the Germans lose in the Finals to Brazil, thanks to...

Collins Okinyo
Amrouche is his own worst enemy
Thunder has struck twice with news of Harambee Stars coach Adel Amrouche being slapped with a...

Claudia Ekai
Save our Stars
First and foremost, it is not all over for Harambee Stars in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations...

Carol Radull
The Harambee Stars' secrets
A week ago Kenya’s Harambee Stars hosted Burundi in our first international friendly this year. I...

Emeka Enyadike
Joachim Loew: German lessons for Africa
How do you win the World Cup? How do you prepare a team for the greatest show on earth? How do you...

Segun Odegbami
New champions of the world
Last Sunday I lost my final bet. I had tipped Argentina to win the 2014 World Cup.