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Gunners ace eyes Emirates exit

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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says he is considering leaving Arsenal in pursuit of regular football.

The 20-year-old Pole is currently being kept of the Arsenal team by compatriot Lukasz Fabianski and is also competing for a starting spot with Manuel Almunia and Vito Mannone.

Szczesny has been outspoken in the past about his lack of communication with Arsene Wenger regarding first-team opportunities, although he was recently given an outing as Arsenal thrashed Newcastle in the Carling Cup.

The Gunners youngster has had experience away from the Emirates before after enjoying a loan spell with Brentford last season and it would appear a similar temporary arrangement would suit both Arsenal and Szczesny.

Arsenal have offered the stopper a new contract but Szczesny is stalling until he is guaranteed some first team football.

"There was some offers, but I am not interested right now," he said.

"It’s not that I don’t want to extend the contract, I just don’t want to hold talks at this point.

"I have enough money to live and I can’t complain about that, but I will only be happy if I play.

"Everything depends on how many games I play. I admit that I want to play at Arsenal as long as they want me.

"If I can earn my place in goal I won’t even consider any other offers.

He added: "I’ve always said I want to play football – it’s my job. If it’s not going to happen at Arsenal then I’ll speak to the boss, although it’s not a subject now with Vito Mannone being out on loan.

"And it’s not easy to find the right team, either."

 

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