‘Did I hear that correctly?’

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ARSENAL fans were left baffled after former Gunner Theo Walcott said he wants the north London derby to finish a DRAW.

Despite spending 12-years playing for Arsenal, Walcott revealed he wanted to “sit on the fence” when picking a winner for the match.

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Theo Walcott said live on Sky Sports that a draw in the Tottenham vs Arsenal clash would be “nice”Credit: Sky Sports

The 33-year-old, now playing for Southampton, left some fans furious while appearing as a pundit for the game on Sky Sports.

Walcott revealed he wanted the crunch game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to end with the spoils shared.

He said: “Hopefully tonight, I’m playing on the fence, it’s going to be a nice little draw.”

A draw would keep the Gunners four points ahead of Spurs with two games left of the season to play, while a win would secure Champions League qualification.

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And bewildered Arsenal fans were quick to take to social media in response to the claim from a man who played 398 times for Arsenal.

One angry supporter wrote: “Did I hear Theo Walcott correctly, he’s hoping for a draw ?!?! You f***ng what….”

Another added: “Why does Theo Walcott want a draw?”

While a third claimed: “Theo Walcott just said he wants a draw? Why’s he trying so hard to ruin his legacy at arsenal?”

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Walcott though was quick to get fans back on side when discussing his vote for Players Player of the Year this season.

He had a brilliant answer when asked if he had voted for Son Heung-Min, who has scored 20 league goals this campaign.

“I appreciate a good footballer, and he is. He is fantastic… but I’ll be honest with you I cannot vote for a Tottenham player.”

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