Why Arsenal WILL start FA cup final with Szczesny!

There have been many Arsenal transfer rumours in the last couple of months that have focused on the keeper situation at the club and most of them seem to think that Arsene Wenger is going to sign a top class player to help Arsenal push on and become a team capable of winning the Premier League title.

And the player likely to suffer the most if this does happen is our Poland international Wojciech Szczesny. So why should Wenger start him in the FA cup final you may ask? Well for one thing, it has been the policy of the Gunners, just like many clubs these days, to use the second choice keeper in the cups.

We did the same with Lukasz Fabianski last season and that meant that Shezzer missed out on the Wembley final so it would be really harsh if he missed out again this year in favour of Ospina. And the story goes that Szczesny will only leave the club on loan, if at all, this summer and is still seen by the boss as a future Arsenal number one.

It would not just be a sentimental decision either as the 24-year old is still a very good keeper. He will also be desperate to prove himself and his ability has never been in doubt, just his attitude and concentration. So for me it is an easy choice for the Frenchman. Do you agree?

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  1. Robin Vanpayslip says:

    I hope Wenger wants to actually win it and starts with Ospina

    1. ThirdManJW says:

      Szczsney had his chance in the semi-final, and blew it big time. Ospina has to start, but nothing surprises me with Wenger.

    2. Big Head says:

      Ospina is a joke

    3. ArnSam says:

      sherszeee is not a bad goal keeper, he just needs competition

      1. true goon says:

        not bad isn’t good enough for Arsenal,we’ve got a long tradition of outstanding goalkeepers from Bob Wilson to Pat Jennings to David Seaman

    4. Wonder says:

      I really don’t see many differences between the 2 goalkeepers. Since its a cup Sheezah actually has an advantage of being a better penalty saver when it reaches that stage. Ospina is has been making too many mistakes for my liking.

  2. GOONSTER says:

    SZNY should start in goal… Lets not get overboard with it…

    He has served his punishment for what he did at Southampton, been was dropped for all the League and CL games and he got on with it. He was given the FA CUP games and should retain his place.

    Ospina is not that good either, I was so optimistic about him but when he let in that Monaco 3rd goal I could see the same problems we have had with our goal keepers since Lehman retired.

  3. Hafiz Rahman says:

    Fab shouldnt have start last season final

  4. emmnuel neci says:

    Don’t kill the spirit bro. Will go for Szc

  5. Twig says:

    I just watched highlights of the Spurs-Arsenal FA cup 3rd round game. Gnabry was awesome. He worked pretty well with Walcott who was centre forward. It was a shame we couldn’t get to see those two work together more as they went out injured for lengthy spells.

  6. zicson85 says:

    Just like you have rightly said, the quality of szcszny cant be in doubt on his days however,iff if the Boss thought it wise that he should go on loan in order to get back to his best, why not? After all, we just have a typical example of players who went on loan and today, they are players that we all are happy with. Like Wilshere, Ramsey and resently Coqueline the young French midfield General. Although, this is subject to his father allow the boy face reality

  7. Greg says:

    Best of luck to szczesny! This is his chance to show that, he wants to fight tooth and nail for his place! Do your talking on the pitch today son! Its now or never! Coyg!

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