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Arsene Wenger has been urged not to sell Theo Walcott this summer, via the Daily Star.
Wenger is reportedly prepared to sell the 27-year-old as he looks to bolster his squad ahead of next season.
The winger himself is said to be frustrated with his situation at Arsenal having failed to start a game for the team since early March.
It is believed that the player and Wenger could agree to end the player’s ten-year spell at the club but ex-gunner Charlie Nicholas believes the club could regret selling the 27-year-old especially to a rival.
“There has to be suitors looking at him,” Nicholas said.
“I don’t see why Manchester United and Liverpool wouldn’t be interested.
“Theo has the pace that people will be interested in and Chelsea might also be looking at him if they’re considering letting Eden Hazard go.
“I think if the money was there, Arsene would sell him but I would not.
“It scares me that he could go to another club and deliver.”
Nicholas advised Wenger to task himself with getting the best out of Walcott claiming the 27-year old has what it takes to be prolific.
“I do believe he has it in him to score 20+ goals in a season,” Nicholas added.
“Arsene needs to change something for next season and he clearly needs to change the way he uses Walcott if he’s going to get the best out of him.
“Theo is too nice though and I’d like to think he would have a good honest row with Arsene every now and again and ask him what he needs to do to prove himself.”