Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have enjoyed an exciting week, with celebrations on their Champions League progression last week leading to lots of money being spent at the bar- keeping our landlord very happy.
They’ve gathered around the sofas to discussing an interesting story surrounding their club, as vice-captain Per Mertesacker is quoted by Metro as revealing the entire team wants Wojciech Szczesny to return next season.
The Polish international joined Serie A side Roma on-loan over the summer following the acquisition of Petr Cech from Chelsea.
Despite being a controversial figure amongst fans and in the press, Mertesacker revealed he’s a valued member of the team and everybody wants him back for the next campaign.
‘Wojciech wants to compete. I think he’s a good goalkeeper and he can still develop. The team wants him back — that’s good for him. He’s shown great character already in this team and I think he has got a bright future.’
The 25-year-old is considered by many to be Arsenal’s long-term number one but for the next few years he’ll play second fiddle to Petr Cech, though our fans unanimously agree Szczesny is a better alternative to David Ospina.
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