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Walcott agrees to long-term Arsenal deal

Theo Walcott has reportedly agreed a new four-and-a-half-year contract to stay with Arsenal.

Goal.com suggests that the 23-year old forward has accepted a £30,000-a-week pay rise in a deal which will see him remain at the Emirates Stadium until 2017.

Walcott, who is out of contract in the summer, is expected to earn around £90,000 per week as well as top-up bonuses and a multi-million sign-on fee.

Final talks were reportedly held between Walcott's representatives, Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis and manager Arsene Wenger at the London Colney training base on Wednesday.

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