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According to Tribalfootball Journalist Emanuele Giulianelli Arsenal’s hopes of including Theo Walcott in a deal for Southampton defender, Virgil van Dijk have suffered a blow, as reports suggest the move would be a ‘non-starter’.
Arsenal have been linked with a move for a centre-back after Gabriel departed on a permanent deal, Krystian Bielik fell injured and Shkodran Mustafi reportedly agreed terms with Inter Milan.
Virgil van Dijk was one of the players linked with the Gunners, and Theo Walcott seemed like a good choice of make weight given his Southampton past. However, Emanuele Giulianelli tweeted that Walcott’s wage demands prevent any such opportunity.