Everton supervisor Sam Allardyce says the membership is negotiating with Arsenal to signal Theo Walcott on an everlasting deal.
Allardyce stated the 28-year-old ahead could be a “unbelievable addition”, who would supply “goalscoring danger”.
He added: “If it is imaginable to be over the road I might be extremely joyful. It isn’t drawing close however negotiations are ongoing.”
Walcott – a two-time FA Cup winner with Arsenal – has featured 395 occasions for the membership however has performed simply 47 mins within the Premier League this season.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he has knowledgeable Walcott he desires him to stick however added on Friday he has no longer assured sport time to the England global, who has 18 months left on his contract.
Wenger stated: “We nonetheless have a excellent dating and I don’t need him to be pissed off or lose any alternative to play within the Global Cup, as a result of Theo went to the Global Cup in Germany in 2006 and we at the moment are in 2018 and he isn’t been since for various causes. That in fact is a delicate topic.”
‘Tempo is a key power’
Allardyce, who has already signed striker Cenk Tosun from Besitkas for £27m in January, says any signings made along with a deal for Walcott would simplest occur if gamers left Everton first.
However he perspectives Walcott as “confirmed”, mentioning his “goalscoring danger” and “crossing talent” as key attributes.
“He is scored 100 targets for Arsenal from huge positions,” stated Allardyce. “His tempo is a key power which we lack. So as to add targets could be crucial for me. And he is simplest 28.
“If that may be looked after out it might be an excellent addition from an attacking standpoint. I do not believe there is a likelihood of a mortgage.
“I do not get constructive another way I am getting upset. I will be very excited and enthused when somebody, even though it isn’t Theo, has signed at the dotted line.”
Walcott joined Arsenal for £5m from Southampton in 2006.
He has scored 108 targets for the membership, along with his maximum prolific season coming in 2012-2013, when he discovered the web 21 occasions in 43 appearances.