Walcott: Arsenal improved thanks to Cesc, Nasri departures

Theo Walcott believes Arsenal have grown since the sales of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri. Walcott says the departures led to the team adopting a new style.

Theo Walcott believes Arsenal have grown since the sales of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri.

Walcott says the departures led to the team adopting a new style.

The 22-year-old said: "Cesc and Samir were great team players but when you lose two top players everyone needs to come together.

"The manager has brought in some good additions and we are a bit more of a team, we work harder when we haven't got the ball.

"We have a lot more clean sheets as well, and having [Thomas] Vermaelen back is very important as he is a massive player for us."

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