Cazorla and Koscielny send messages to Arsenal star ahead of Chelsea clash

Two of Arsenal's first-team stars were quick to congratulate Theo Walcott on 10 years at the north London club on Twitter

Santi Cazorla and Laurent Koscielny have both taken to social media to offer their congratulations to Theo Walcott after the England international celebrated 10 years at Arsenal on Wednesday.

Walcott joined the Gunners as a 16-year-old back on 20 January 2006 and has since been a regular fixture in the north London side’s first team.

The 26-year-old, who is Arsenal’s longest serving player, is gearing up for Sunday’s crunch clash with Chelsea at Emirates Stadium.

Cazorla and Koscielny were among the players to congratulate Walcott on his long stint at the club on Wednesday.

Cazorla, who is currently out with a knee injury, tweeted:

And Arsenal defender Koscielny added:

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Walcott has scored three goals and made two assists in 16 Premier League games for the north London club so far this season.

FA Cup holders Arsenal head into Sunday’s clash with Chelsea top of the Premier League table on goal difference from Leicester City.

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