Wojciech Szczesny branded a 'complete lunatic' on Italian television

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Wojciech Szczesny, regardless of time and place, will forever be Wojciech Szczesny. 

Whether he's doing things like this: 

Or this: 

He'll always be inescapably good and bad at the same time. It's worth noting at this point that a search for 'Szczesny mistake' on YouTube returns over 1,000 results.

Over in Roma, where he's been shipped off on loan like a child sent to his Dad's for the weekend while Mama Wenger and new Papa Cech roll around in the hay together, Szczesny has been, well, you get the idea.

So far this season, the Polish international has conceded eight goals in eight Serie A games to help Roma into third place. Not bad eh? Well it's not good enough for some, namely former Juventus stopper Stefano Tacconi.

Speaking on Italian TV in the aftermath of Roma's 3-2 Champions League victory over Bayer Leverkusen - two sides played out a frankly bonkers 4-4 draw a couple weeks earlier, which you can see highlights of below - Tacconi was asked to comment about the goalkeeper's style, and his response wasn't pretty.

"He’s a good goalkeeper, there’s no doubt about that,” he told Gazzette TV. "But he’s an uncontrollable lunatic—he’s completely mad. And for this reason he’s a risk. What rating would I give him? 7.5.”

Right, well. That's that then. 

In completely unrelated news which in no way passes comment on the standard of the upgrade Arsenal purchased in Petr Cech, the Gunners currently sit in second place in the Premier League, having conceded just eight times in 11 games, the lowest total in the league.

It's probably for the best that Szczesny is out of town for the north London derby against Tottenham this weekend, if only because it means there will be no more of this: 

Arsenal fans, finish the sentence: Wojciech Szczesny is ____________________

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