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Arsenal's Walcott: I'm not timid

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott says he is a far more aggressive player this season, having recovered fully from a shoulder injury.

"I am working on being more aggressive," said the 18 year old. "Not aggression as in kicking players, but having the confidence and aggression to run at players.

"My shoulder is fine now and that has helped because I feel more confident holding off players. I know I can run at players now without having to worry about it popping out.

"I'm also playing more for Arsenal now and I think that is starting to show in my confidence on the pitch.

"I'm getting my touch back now after a period where I didn't play for a very long time. When you're in and out of the side all the time it's very difficult, but I'm more settled now.

"I'm still only 18, which people sometimes forget, and the future will look after itself."

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