3 Goalkeepers Arsenal Should Target


Arsenal have lacked the presence of a real world-class goalkeeper, since that days of David Seaman and Jens Lehmann and instead, in recent years Arsene Wenger has settled with the mediocrity of Manuel Almunia, Lukas Fabianski and Vito Mannone.

David Ospina, who was signed from French side Nice in the summer has impressed between the sticks, but how confident are we in the abilities of our current no.2 Wojciech Szczesny? These are three of men Arsenal should be aiming to replace Szczesny with.

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Petr Cech

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The long serving Chelsea seems to be at the end of his successful career at Stamford Bridge, as the Thibaut Courtois has solidified his right as their no.1 man.

The Czech has voiced his unhappiness at playing second fiddle this season and looks to be on the move this summer, but Arsenal would have to fend off Liverpool who are also reportedly keen on his signature.

Cech, who was signed by Jose Mourinho back in 2004 has just won his 4th Premier League title with the club, adding to an illustrious collection of winners medals, including a Champions League medal. His height, talent and experience can only bolster the solidity of Arsenal’s goalkeeping ranks.

Cech’s title winning mentality and character is exactly what the dressing room needs, but there’s one major stumbling block in this deal – Jose Mourinho.

The likelihood of Mourinho selling any player to Wenger are very slim indeed. However, Cech’s seniority and service to the club may give him the right to pick where exactly he wants to go next. Wenger who has dismissed reports of being linked with the Chelsea man, will do well to make Cech his no.1 priority this summer.

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