Will we be saying goodbye to Fabianski in January? by Ash
One current Arsenal player that a lot of people seem to forget about despite his long standing service to the club is goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski. The Polish international goalkeeper has been with the club for some time now having joined the club back in 2007, but after failing to get into a regular starting place for Arsenal, the 28 year old is considering leaving the Gunners in the near future. .......Read the full article here
According to the media in England, Arsenal are contemplating whether to make a move for the son of a former world’s greatest. Kasper Schmeichel, who is the son of former Manchester United player and goalkeeping legend Peter Schmeichel, is out of contract with Npower Championship side Leicester City this summer and reports state that he will look for a move away from the Foxes, should they fail to achieve promotion this season. .......Read the full article here
After renewing the contracts of German youngster Serge Gnabry and Spanish magician Santi Cazorla, it seems as though Arsenal have renewed the terms of yet another first-team star. According to reports, the Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has signed a bumper new contract with the club which will keep him at the Emirates stadium at least until 2018. The deal is said to be worth £20.8 million and will see the young Pole pocket around £100,000 a week, making him one of the club’s highest paid players. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal have been supposedly looking for a goalkeeper to solve the club’s persistent issues with the man in between the sticks, because for many years it’s been a position that the club has struggled immensely with. Ever since the departure of Jens Lehmann, Arsenal have gone through times of Manuel Almunia, Lukasz Fabianski and Vito Mannone, whilst finally seemingly settling for Polish international goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. .......Read the full article here
With Arsenal preparing to take on one of last year’s finalists, Borussia Dortmund, at the Emirates stadium tonight, it is remarkable to see the incredible run of form that started with a trip to play the other finalists, and eventual Champions League winners, Bayern Munich.
Wojciech Szczesny was dropped for that game in the Allianz Arena in March, as was the Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen, and while the Belgian international is unable to force his way back into the team due to the form of Mertesacker and Koscielny, the Polish keeper got a lucky break when Fabianski got injured, and he grabbed it and has not looked back. .......Read the full article here
The transfer window still may be a fair few months away but it doesn’t mean that the rumours stop flying out from the media, especially when Arsenal is involved. The Gunners are constantly being linked with players (because Wenger always seems to be on the lookout for talent!) and so there is some exciting news today that one Arsenal target has declared he could make a move away from his current club in the near future. .......Read the full article here
You will not get many Arsenal fans complaining about the form of goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, at least not this season. The young polish international stopper was the subject of a good deal of criticism last season, though, and his below par performances led to him losing his first team places for his country as well as the Gunners.
His compatriot Lukasz Fabianski stepped in well and may even have proved very difficult to replace, but an unlucky injury gave Szczesny the chance to get his spot back, and he grabbed it with both gloves and has been much better since. The international spot has been much harder for Szczesny to reclaim, because the incumbent, Southampton’s Artur Boruc has performed consistently for club and country, so both Arsenal men have had to be patient. .......Read the full article here
Arsenal and Poland international goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski made his first start of the season in the Capital One Cup game against West Brom. Fabianski’s inclusion was a slight surprise with many thinking that summer loan signing Emiliano Viviano would get the nod ahead of Fabianski, however the Pole managed to get his season underway with a win after penalties against West Brom. .......Read the full article here
One of the reasons that the Arsenal players like to play for Arsene Wenger, and why there is a great family feeling in the squad, is that the Frenchman is fiercely loyal to his lads. He refuses to publicly criticise them and does not get on their back when they make mistakes.
Last season, when he droppped Wojciech Szczesny from the first team, it seemed the boss had finally got tough with the error prone Polish international and it seemed to have done the trick. Wenger was now apparently convinced that Szczesny would now get his head down and cut out the blunders, but we saw again on Saturday that we simply cannot rely on him. .......Read the full article here
We will probably never know how close Arsene Wenger came to snapping up Julio Cesar for Arsenal this summer, but it now seems apparent that the Prof has decided not to add to his goalkeeping options after all. With Wojciech Szczesny now fully fit again and having rediscovered his best form after a few bad games last season, Wenger is clearly happy with the Polish international.
Maybe Wenger thought that bringing another keeper like Cesar into the squad would harm the confidence and development of Szczesny, and I can understand where he is coming from. The reason most of us thought that Arsenal would be signing another keeper this summer was not the form of Szczesny anyway, it was the back up options available. .......Read the full article here
I am sure all of us at one point or another, or constantly for that matter, have fantasized about being Arsenal’s manager. I know I always choose Arsenal in my Football Manager campaigns. So this post is about being in charge instead of being frustrated on the sidelines, for one brief moment having the power to spend this legendary 70 million transfer kitty and decide on the lives of footballers. What would I do?
Having conceded two goals in each of the Emirates cup games, the Arsenal defence is under the microscope again, as it was for much of last season. Arsene Wenger has spoken about the need for more defensive stability, but also suggested that the fitness of the players was a big reason for the Galatasaray goals, and that should not be a problem when the Premier League season starts in less than two weeks.
“We had a vet good first half where we controlled the game,” said Wenger. “In the second half we dropped dramatically, surprisingly as well for some players. .......Read the full article here