By Rob Kelly
Wojciech Szczesny admits he is still trying to pay back Arsène Wenger for showing faith in him at a young age.
The Polish goalkeeper produced a sensational display at Anfield as Arsenal beat Liverpool 2-1 on Saturday, making a string of saves including a penalty stop from Dirk Kuyt.
Szczesny hopes that performances like that have justified Wenger's decision to entrust him with the goalkeeping position.
"He made me the No 1 goalkeeper at Arsenal at 20 years of age," he said. "That gives you a lot of confidence and I am just trying to repay that faith with every single performance.
"At a young age it is hard to be consistent. I have had my ups and downs.
"But the manager keeps believing in me and I hope that performances like this just prove him right."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source