Arsenal’s Theo Walcott on his recovery and comebackon his recovery and comeback Theo Walcott hopes to be back on the pitch in “a matter of weeks” and believes he will be stronger and quicker than ever.The Arsenal forward has been sidelined since January 4 after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee towards the end of the FA Cup third-round victory over Tottenham.
Walcott took the setback in his stride and has worked hard throughout his rehabilitation to build up his strength. Far from feeling down, the 25-year-old remains philosophical about his enforced absence.
“Life’s been very good actually,” Walcott told Arsenal.com. “I know it’s a bit different to say that, and of course injuries always get people down, but the way I look at it, is you can’t change the fact that you’re injured.It’s given me the opportunity to work on my legs and build up the muscle strength. If anything, I hope to come back stronger and quicker. SEE MORE ON PAGE2