Date: 27th June 2008 at 3:37pm
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Theo Walcott, who’s finishing technique is often compared to Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has been handed the all-time top goal scorer’s shirt number.

The number 14 shirt until only a few years ago was just a substitutes shirt, nothing more, but then along came a Frenchman who couldn’t hit a cows arse with a banjo and gave the number 14 meaning to all Arsenal fans.

When Theo first came to Arsenal the comparisons had already started, and those comparisons continued so much that Walcott had to start telling people that despite Henry being a hero of his, he was his own player and wanted to be known as such.

Some people may feel Walcott is shouldering himself with too much of a burden by taking on such an iconic shirt number, but personally I think he’s going to make it his own.