On Saturday afternoon Theo Walcott scored his first Arsenal hat-trick.

The striker netted a treble as the Gunners defeated newly-promoted Blackpool 6-0 at Emirates Stadium. The 21-year-old was substituted in the 66th minute to a standing ovation from the home fans.

After the match Walcott spoke exclusively to Arsenal TV Online. He discussed:

  • his performance
  • the 6-0 win
  • Blackpool's performance and their fans
  • his first Arsenal hat-trick
  • having the matchball signed by his team-mates
  • Marouane Chamakh's goal
  • getting the season off to a good start

Subscribers can watch this exclusive interview in full now.

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