By Richard Clarke
Wojciech Szczesny is Arsenal’s No 1 at the moment, according to Arsène Wenger.
The Polish keeper has taken the gloves following injuries to Lukasz Fabianski and Manuel Almunia and now, the manager believes, the 20-year-old has to be ousted from that position.
At Friday’s press conference, Wenger also confirmed that the Spaniard would return to the squad this weekend after four months out with elbow and ankle injuries - but he might not start against Huddersfield.
During his absence, Almunia was linked with a move away from Emirates Stadium. But the manager revealed he’s happy to have him at the Club. However the 33-year-old still has a job on his hands to recover his old position.
“At the moment Wojciech is No 1,” said Wenger. “He's done nothing for me to take him out.
“[As for Sunday], I can rotate the goalkeepers. In the Cups I sometimes play different ones. But Almunia has not played for a long, long time.
“I am happy that he’s here,” Wenger went on. “I don't feel that any player is happy not to play. But he's under contract and as long as he is at the Club we're happy to have him. I like him as a man and as a player and I have shown that in my decisions.”Copyright 2014 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 28 Jan 2011