Arsenal defender Vermaelen: Walcott, Nasri have something to prove
Both players suffered World Cup rejection over the summer - and Vermaelen says that could work in the Gunners' favour.
"Of course," he told arsenal.com of Walcott's motivation. "Every player wants to be in the national team. He is very motivated, Samir as well. In pre-season you can see that they are fresh and they are playing very well at the moment.