Wenger - Szczesny is back to his best

Arsene Wenger believes Wojciech Szczesny has rediscovered his best form.

The Polish goalkeeper has kept clean sheets in two of his last three games and made a string of fine saves in Arsenal’s victory against Fenerbahce on Tuesday night.

Szczesny found himself out of the team at one stage last season but Wenger is pleased with the way the goalkeeper responded to being on the bench.

 “He is over the problems he had last season,” the boss said. “He had a dip in form, but has come back at the end of the season with good form and a good run, overall for me he is back to his best.

“We forget he is a boy who is only in his third season in the Premier League. He is only 23, for a goalkeeper that is very young.

“He was third then last season fourth in the Premier League, for such a young goalkeeper, that is not a bad achievement.

“I am sure you will see a great season from Szczesny, and I rate Fabianski very highly, which is why I think we have two very good goalkeepers.”

Vito Mannone joined Sunderland this summer and Wenger has not ruled out adding depth to the goalkeeping position before the window closes.


“When Mannone went, we were open to having a third goalkeeper, because if something happens, you are quickly very short,” Wenger added.

“We have Emi Martinez as number three, but he has no experience at all in the Premier League, that is why we always had an eye open, and this position is not completely closed yet.”

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