Wojciech Szczesny criticises lack of development at Arsenal


The goalkeeper is currently on loan from Arsenal at Roma.

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has hit out at his lack of development at the club, in comments to Il Tempo.

The Polish goalkeeper is currently out on loan with Serie A side Roma, where he has been a regular this season.

It is unknown whether he will be remaining with the Italians beyond this season though, with a decision yet to be made on his future.

Roma seem keen on taking him for another loan deal, but the Gunners are more interested in making money from a permanent switch.

The player himself seems intent on remaining in Italy rather than being number two to Petr Cech next season, and he has hit out at his parent club, saying he has learned more in four months than he did in ten years at the Emirates.

“If I stay at Roma, it’ll be the opportunity to grow and improve even more,” he told Il Tempo.

“If I return to Arsenal, I’ll make use of my experience. I learned more in four months under Spalletti than in 10 years in England.”

It certainly appears as if it will be a busy summer at the Emirates, with a number of arrivals and departures expected.

It has already been suggested that manager Arsene Wenger may oversee a clear out of his squad this summer, and Szczesny may be among them.

Much will rest on how they value the goalkeeper, with recent reports suggesting their asking price was a major stumbling block at present.

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