Report: Arsenal don't want to keep Szczesny


Is Wojciech Szczesny set to leave Arsenal this summer?

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Arsenal are not interested in the idea of keeping goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, according to Gazza Mercato.

The Polish stopper enjoyed a season-long loan with Roma last season after slipping behind Petr Cech and David Ospina in the pecking order in North London.

Poland's Wojciech Szczesny in action with Northern Ireland's Conor Washington

He was due back at Arsenal, but according to Gazza Mercato, officials from both clubs will meet on Monday to discuss the prospect of him returning to Rome.

Sky Sports Italia have reported that the 26-year-old could be signed up for another loan with the option to then sign him outright for about £15 million next summer.

Szczesny is contracted to Arsenal until 2018, giving the Gunners plenty of leverage during the negotiation process.

Czech Republic's goalkeeper Petr Cech throws the ball during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match against Bulgaria

Some fans will be sad to see him leave after the Pole established himself as an entertaining member of the first team - albeit one who could not be relied on.

The truth is that Cech and Ospina are better goalkeepers and it makes little sense for Arsenal to keep him at the club long term.

Sunderland's Steven Fletcher has a shot saved by Arsenal's David Ospina

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