The 38-year-old is poised to join Bundesliga club Stuttgart after barely featuring under the Frenchman during the last campaign, with Manuel Almunia favoured in the Gunners goal, and now -despite some less-than-polished performances for his country during the tournament - he is set to face Spain in this weekend´s showpiece.
"It´s a great end to a tough year and it would mean a lot to win it because in the end my difficult season was down to my club manager," the German said. "We have had some discussion about that and I always told him what I was thinking about his decision. But I´m quite proud to represent Arsenal in Sunday´s final."
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