Theo Walcott explains what has changed about Arsenal this season

Theo Walcott believes that Arsenal have made big improvements this season

Theo Walcott believes that Arsenal have shown serious signs of improvement this season.

The north London side returned to winning ways in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon when they beat Bournemouth 3-1 at The Emirates to leave them three points behind leaders Chelsea in the table.

Arsenal were held to successive 1-1 draws by Tottenham and Manchester United in the top flight before Sunday’s win, and were also pegged back in the 2-2 draw with Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.

However, Walcott believes that Arsenal would have perhaps lost one of those games in years gone by, and feels that the Gunners have shown a new-found resilience not to lose this term.

Arsenal are now unbeaten since their opening weekend defeat by Liverpool at The Emirates, and speaking after Sunday’s win, Walcott insisted that the Gunners have stepped their game up this season.

Walcott told Arsenal’s website: “People have said we’ve been sort of edging off slightly, but in years gone by we’d have lost a lot of games.

“We’re still there, undefeated since the beginning of the season.”

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Arsenal travel to West Ham United in the Premier League on Saturday evening.

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