Hat-trick hero Theo 40-1 for golden touch

THEO WALCOTT has shown he can be successful as the main central striker for Arsenal and he is 40-1 with BetVictor to win the Premier League Golden Boot after helping himself to a hat-trick in the 7-3 mauling of Newcastle at the Emirates on Saturday.

The Englishman, who is out of contract this summer, moved on to a league tally of eight with only six players Gareth Bale (nine), Jermain Defoe (ten), Luis Suarez (11), Michu (13), Demba Ba (13) and Robin van Persie (14) ahead of him in the goalscoring charts.

Ba’s brace in north London saw him cut to 10-1 to claim the Golden Boot but van Persie’s is the 11-8 favourite to retain his crown following another goal for Manchester United in their 2-0 success over West Brom at Old Trafford.

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Arsenal v Man Utd

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  • Arsenal haven’t won in their last eight league games against Manchester United
Expert verdict
Manchester United have had plenty of ups and downs since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson but one constant has been their record against Arsenal. The Gunners’ 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final victory at Old Trafford last term was their only win in nine meetings with United and the visitors have been in cracking Premier League form.


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