Theo Walcott says he cannot allow himself to get carried away even though it feels “amazing” to be playing football again.
Walcott was an 80th-minute substitute against Burnley and nearly scored and assisted Lukas Podolski in his short time on the pitch.
Despite making such an explosive comeback, Walcott called for patience while he returns to full fitness.
"Everyone’s been very patient with me and they still need to be patient as it’s not going to happen overnight"
“It’s amazing to be back,” he told Arsenal Player. “I know you don’t really want to be putting dates in the mind but this date was always in my head that I might get on and have a go.
“It was quite emotional. Everyone’s been very patient with me and they still need to be patient as it’s not going to happen overnight. It was such a great feeling.
“I want to help this team but we need to be patient. I’ll be patient and the boss will be as well. I just want to do what I do best and that's just to enjoy playing football.
“I feel very quick, very strong and very powerful. All those rumours of Hector [Bellerin] being slightly quicker than me are not true at all!”
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