Wojciech Szczesny uses Facebook to address Arsenal transfer claims

Wojciech Szczesny says claims he wants to leave Arsenal are unfounded.

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says claims he wants to leave Arsenal this summer are without merit.

SkySports reported that the Polish international was keen to make an exit, running a headline: 'Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny wants Roma stay.'

The shot stopper insists that his words have simply been twisted, and he at this time has no desire to be an ex-Gunner.

Szczesny used his Facebook page to set the record straight, claiming he was intending to give a non-committal answer on whether his loan deal could be extended by another year.

SkySports however reported that Szczesny told Italian newspaper Il Messaggero: "I want to stay. It's not all up to me, obviously. I want it to happen, and I know Roma and Arsenal are talking about it, so we'll see what happens.

"I'm happy to have helped the team and winning the title must be the next objective for this club."

The 26-year-old lost his place at Arsenal last season to David Ospina, who was in turn usurped by summer signing Petr Cech.

With Szczesny facing the prospect of being third choice, a move to Roman on loan was agreed, but his future is unclear, and could depend on whether Arsenal keep David Ospina this summer, and whether the Pole is prepared to sit on the bench behind Cech.

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