Arsenal winger Theo Walcott admits the players did not want to look manager Arsene Wenger in the eye after their collapse at Newcastle United.

The Gunners blew a 4-0 first-half lead to draw 4-4 at St James' Park.

"None of us wanted to look the boss in the eye," said the winger. "It was such a disappointment.

"When you are 4-0 up and want to win the league, it shouldn't happen, even if you have a man sent off.

"Newcastle taught us a lesson. They showed us how to play against 10 men. We are known for keeping the ball. On Saturday we didn't."

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