Arsenal starlet Oxlade-Chamberlain happy with Walcott comparison

Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is happy being compared with teammate Theo Walcott.

Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is happy being compared with teammate Theo Walcott.

Comparisons have been drawn between the 18-year-old and Theo Walcott as both joined Arsenal from Southampton at a young age - but Oxlade-Chamberlain says the similarities stop there.

“People are going to immediately compare me to Theo,” he admitted to arsenal.com. “We came to Arsenal at a similar age, in similar positions, so it is an easy comparison to make.

“We are completely different players though. Theo is more of a winger or a striker, whereas I have always grown up as an attacking midfielder, who has later gone out wide.

“There are a lot of differences but at the same time Theo is a great player so for me to be compared to him is good."

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