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Theo Walcott is of the suggestion that club teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's progress in an England shirt will go a long way in benefitting his career at the Emirates.
Chamberlain, who was a wildcard pick in Roy Hodgson's Three Lions' squad, has featured in both of England's Euro 2012 fixtures to date, starting their opener against France before coming on from the bench against Sweden.
And with the 18-year old impressing in both those encounters, the Arsenal winger is expected to earn more minutes in the side's upcoming games in the competition.
Walcott, during an interview with the official Arsenal website, said that the international experience would to Chamberlain a world of good, along with holding them both in good stead for the upcoming club season.
"Alex has four caps now, and it's great for his confidence and it will be great for Arsenal when we come back and play together - perfect!" said Walcott.
Walcott, who himself scored his first England goal in almost four years against Sweden, admitted that he was surprised that his swerving effort beat Swede custodian Andreas Isaksson.
"I just thought 'wow'!" he said. "At first I thought it took a deflection to be honest, but I watched it back and it didn't. It's been a long time coming since my last goal for England â€“ it was at a crucial time of the game as well and I think it shocked them.
"We showed what class we've got and we got the three points, which was massive for us."
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