Arsenal ace Walcott determined to improve delivery

Arsenal winger Theo Walcott says he's working hard in training to improve his crossing.

Walcott accepts his delivery isn't a strong part of his game.

He told the Mail on Sunday: "The practice has helped, as well as watching David Beckham (crossing) in training. We're different players: he doesn't like to beat players, he just likes to get the ball in the box.

"It's difficult when you're running at such pace to cross it and, if there's no-one in there . . . at times at Arsenal we don't always get players in there, although with Marouane Chamakh up front it has changed. Hopefully people are starting to realise a bit more it's not just bad delivery at times but the need to pull into space and make sure someone is there.

"On goals, I want to get to double figures, my target is between 15- 20 and I'm on seven, so I should hopefully get there.

"I want to try to push on now. I think I need to. I'm 21 but people still forget it's very difficult to play for Arsenal. To be 21 and playing for Arsenal is a very good achievement."

 
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