Wojciech Szczesny is nutmegged twice in Poland training

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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has had a pretty tough start to 2015. First he lost his place in Arsene Wenger's side after a disastrous Premier League display against Southampton on New Year's Day - and has hardly featured since - prompting speculation he could be on his way out of the Emirates Stadium this summer.

Now, the Pole is being mugged off by his national team-mates after a video emerged of the 25-year-old getting nutmegged twice in quick succession, during a fast-paced training ground drill during the recent international break.

If rumours regarding his long-term future in north London aren't enough for Szczesny to worry about - with the Gunners seemingly edging closer to agreeing a deal to sign Chelsea veteran Petr Cech - the former Legia Warsaw starlet has got to look over his shoulder whilst with Adam Nawałka's senior set-up as well.

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Thankfully, the Arsenal man took his public flogging in good faith and swiftly removed himself from the pitch as a self-imposed punishment for his naivety, briefly sitting down on the substitutes' bench.

However, it wasn't long before the custodian was up again trying to get back involved in the small-sided game of 'keep ball' as Poland prepared for their friendly against Greece on Tuesday evening.

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After successfully maintaining their place ahead of world champions Germany at the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D thanks to an emphatic 4-0 victory over Georgia on Saturday, Nawałka made eight changes to his starting line-up for the midweek encounter.

AFC Bournemouth's Artur Boruc was brought in to replace current first-choice stopper Lukasz Fabianski between the sticks, and was handed the captain's armband to commemorate his 60th cap for his country.

He repaid the faith shown by keeping a clean sheet in the opening 45 minutes before being substituted for Szczesny, who had very little to do following his introduction after the interval.

The match ended goalless with neither side able to find a breakthrough in what was ultimately a dour game in Gdansk, meaning the embarrassing training ground moment is arguably the most notable incident to come out of the Poland camp over the past few days.

Arsenal fans: You can watch footage of Wojciech Szczesny being nutmegged twice in a matter of seconds in the video above - and have your say in the comment box provided if you still think he'll be at the Emirates next season...

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