By Joe Brewin

Wojciech Szczesny says he is far from the finished article.

The Polish international has made the No 1 shirt his own since the middle of last season following an impressive run of form between the posts for both club and country.

But while Szczesny has been impressing fans and media alike, he believes there is still plenty of work left for him to do.

“I still need to prove myself at this Club,” said the goalkeeper. “I still need to work hard every day and prove myself as a No 1 at this Club.

“I am going to keep working hard and doing my best. I am satisfied but you can always be much better.

“I can improve on every single aspect of my game. There is no finished article in football. I am only 21 so I try to improve every aspect.

“People still say I am over confident but I am a big critic of myself,” he added. “If I watch a game the day after I played it, I look at the mistakes I have made and I try to learn from them.

“I speak to the coaches and we analyse every little mistake and it’s all to make me improve. There is a lot of room for improvement, I believe. I listen to the coaches’ advice and hopefully I will learn.

“I am just focusing on doing my job properly and if my manager and team-mates appreciate it then I am happy.”

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22 Nov 2011