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AS Roma release video of Wojciech Szczesny's best saves this season

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Petr Cech may only have been at Arsenal for six months, but so impressive has the former Chelsea goalkeeper been, most fans at the Emirates have forgotten all about Wojciech Szczesny.

The Polish shot-stopper had originally been tipped to be a long-term replacement for Jens Lehmann and was given a firm chance to establish himself over four seasons.

But he failed to fulfill his potential and was forced out of north London by Cech's arrival, leaving for AS Roma on a season-long loan deal.

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He hasn't lived up to expectation at the Stadio Olimpico either but has, at times, showed the kind of form that once got coaches at Arsenal excited.

And while fans of the Serie A outfit may be unconvinced by the 25-year-old, the club's media outlet certainly are, taking the mid-season break as a chance to praise his work for Rudi Garcia's men so far.

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They released a montage of his top five saves for AS Roma, which is embedded below.

Mistakes

But while Szcznesy has certainly made plenty of fine saves on the pitch, he has made many more mistakes off of it. Arsenal fans may not be able to recall any of his more notable performances, but they will remember the numerous times he has been caught smoking.

Arsenal fans may not be able to recall any of his more notable performances, but they will remember the numerous times he has been caught smoking.

His affinity to nicotine has left many, including Arsene Wenger, questioning his commitment to professional football and probably attributed to his, albeit temporary, exit.

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Wojciech Szczesny
Serie A
Arsenal
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