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​Walcott excited to play under Southampton boss Hasenhuttl

Theo Walcott is delighted to get to play under Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl.

Walcott has joined the Saints on loan from Everton, returning to the club where he got his start in the game.

Despite being 31 and with a wealth of experience, Walcott says he is willing to learn and add new elements to his game.

He told the club's website: "I have managed to speak to the manager.

"The way they press in packs and do a lot of things off the ball – I feel that's going to fit into my style pretty well.

"It will take time to get into it for a few training sessions but, like I said, I'm a willing learner. I learn quite quickly. That will help the manager, I'm sure.

"I've been in the game for a long time, so I know how to adapt pretty quickly.

"I just feel like I want to do as best as I can for this football club and then we will see what's going to happen. Simple as that, that's all I can do.

"I believe in my strengths and the support that the fans will bring to me.

"There's a lot to come."

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