Koscielny reveals where Fabianski has Arsenal edge over Szczesny

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Arsenal goalkeeper battle ahead of the FA Cup Final.

Arsene Wenger faces an intriguing selection decision ahead of the FA Cup Final, namely who to pick in goal.

Wojciech Szczesny is the club's number one, joint winner of the Premier League's Golden Glove award, yet the man many would prefer is back-up Lukasz Fabianski.

Fabianski was the hero of the semi-final, saving the club on penalty kicks against Wigan Athletic, and has played every single round in the lead up to the weekend's final against Hull City.

He was selected against Norwich at the weekend in the Premier League, but was that a consolation prize for an unwelcome axing, or an exercise in keeping up his match sharpness?

It appears Fabianski is taking no risks, with centre-back Laurent Koscielny revealing he is taking every chance to impress Arsene Wenger.

He told Arsenal.com: "Lukasz is a very good goalkeeper. He's a big professional and he's the first in training to prepare."

This sort of attitude will go down well not just with his manager but fellow teammates, and emphasises why the Gunners should go the extra mile to try to convince him to stay at the club.

Fabianski's contract expires in June, and the Cup Final could transpire to be his last game with the club. Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund, and Schalke have all been listed as potential suitors, and the big game will be the perfect showpiece to try and show teams why he is worthy of investment and can be a number one.

If he does leave, Arsenal will likely have to enter the transfer market to find another capable back-up ahead of next season.

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