Aston Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan has said that he is happy to stay at the club amid speculation that Arsenal are set to make a move.

Arsene Wenger is said to be an admirer of Guzan, with goalkeeping trouble a constant issue at the Gunners last season with the under-performing Wojciech Szczęsny struggling for form at times.

Guzan found himself released in 2012 during Alex McLeish's reign, with Shay Given given the nod over Guzan.

Nonetheless the 29-year-old American has become a regular since Paul Lambert replaced McLeish as Villa boss, with Lambert moving Guzan back into the club and above Shay Given.

Guzan signed a new four-year-contract over the summer, yet admits he is flattered by the ongoing speculation. He is, however, keen to repay the faith shown to him by boss Paul Lambert.

"Aston Villa, they've stuck by me, especially the manager, [Paul Lambert]," said Guzan to Sky Sports.

"He's given me a chance to play consistent football in Europe. It's always nice when you're linked with other teams, but for me, I'm very happy at Aston Villa."

Guzan predicts a jolly future for the Villa faithful, with the club on the verge of relegation last season, they certainly have impressed so far this season, with victories coming against high-flyers Manchester City and Arsenal leaving the club in 10th position.

"It's a club that I think is definitely on the rise, and it's something I want to be a part of," continued a content Guzan.

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