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Walcott signs new deal and has ambitions for Arsenal silverware

Theo Walcott has set his sights on securing Arsenal some silverware for the first time since 2005 after agreeing a new contract at the Emirates. The deal, understood to be a three-and-a-half-year extension, will reportedly make Walcott among the highest paid players at Arsenal, close to £100,000-a-week, and involve a lucrative signing on fee.

"I have made it clear from the start that I wanted to stay at Arsenal, so I am pleased we have agreed a deal that everyone is happy with," Walcott said on the club's official website

"What is important now is for the team to realise its potential and win trophies."

The England international continued: "I am very happy to have signed a new contract here at Arsenal - thanks to everyone for their continued support, especially the manager, everyone at the club and most importantly the fans."

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