Theo Walcott: Finish on the run

Trust your instincts and the goals will flow, says Arsenal and England speedster Theo Walcott

During his pomp Thierry Henry was the master of finishing at speed. Monsieur va-va-voom would switch on the afterburners, surge away from this marker and coolly slot the ball past the goalkeeper.

The former Arsenal and Barcelona hitman barely broke stride as he turned a dead end into a goal at breakneck speed.

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The Gunners' current sprint king Theo Walcott inherited Henry's no.14 shirt and with it high expectations.

The former Southampton whiz kid spent a year learning from his idol and flashes of brilliance have drawn comparisons with the master and the apprentice.

Would you like to know what he learned? Yes? Of course yes. Well FFT can share the secrets of the London Colney training ground.

We were  invited to talk to Walcott about his natural talent for finishing on the run and what he learned from Arsenal's record goalscorer.

Watch this video and the one man and his dog at your games will be able to stop ducking and start celebrating.

Also see:
Theo Walcott's guide to exposing a slow full-back
Theo Walcott: Big match preparation
Finish like Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott: How to win the foot race
Theo Walcott: Make the first 5 yards count
Theo Walcott: Control the ball at speed
Theo Walcott's guide to sprinting

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