Arsenal players avoided looking into Wenger eyes, admits Walcott

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

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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