Arsenal Agree Fee With Serie A Club For Highly-Rated Goalkeeper


Marmite, you either love it or you hate it, and when it comes to Arsenal’s latest transfer story, you can definitely compare the man involved to marmite.

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Yes, Wojciech Szczesny is reportedly on the verge of securing a permanent switch to Serie A side Roma after impressing the Italian giants over the last two seasons.

A Gunners academy graduate, the shot-stopper never made any secret of his love for the club and regularly comments on how the decision to move to Italy was the best he ever made.

At 26 years of age the Polish number one is finally starting to look like he has a pair of safe hands between the posts, following a multitude of mistakes at Arsenal.

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Szczesny was on the receiving end of abuse from his own supporters after a series of blunders throughout the season left his reliability in tatters, forcing Wenger to go into the market.

David Ospina was the first impulse to kick Szczesny up the ass a bit, but when Wenger snapped up Cech for a cool £10m it really looked to be the final blow for this Arsenal career.

Wenger constantly reassured the goalkeeper that he always had a future in North London, and repeatedly stated he considered the youngster to be world class one day.

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Sczesny vowed to come back better and stronger, but after enjoying so much success at Roma things started to change, and he soon returned to see out another campaign on loan.

Now it looks as if Roma will take up the chance to bag their very own ‘Mr Safe Hands’ for £15million, something that’s considered to be a nice cash injection for Arsenal’s transfer kitty.

However, with Cech nearing the end of his days at the top level and Ospina questioned on the big occasions, does it leave Wenger with a goalkeeping headache?

Wenger wouldn’t have wanted Szczesny to leave but can you really blame him? Let us know what you think by following us on Twitter @Fresh_Arsenal!

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