Vital Football

Latest Arsenal FC News

Fab Out To End Lehmann's Career

Fab Out To End Lehmann's Career

Arsenal's new 'keeper Lukasz Fabianski has his sights set on Jens Lehmann's starting place in the first team.

Arsenal signed the 22-year-old international from POlish club Legia Warsaw for a reported £2Million.

Although Arsene Wenger's history with goal keepers isn't great, Fabianski is held in high regard in Eastern Europe. Infact, he's viewed as a brighter prospect than Igor Akinfeev, a player regarded as one of the best goal keeping prospects in Europe.

Lukasz was signed back in May and although he wont join up with his new team mates until the team return to pre-season training next month, he has already stated his intention to make the space between the sticks his own next season.

The Polish number 2 said: 'Lehmann and Almunia are very good but I'm not afraid of anyone. I'm confident of my skills.

'I want to be first choice at Arsenal as much as they do. My message is clear — I'm ready to fight from day one.'

'Of course I can wait a little bit for my chance.

'But I'm not going to Arsenal just to be there. I want to become a regular first-team player.

'Hopefully I'll do it from the very beginning because I'm ready.

'Being at a club and playing are two different things — I want to play.

'I will focus on working hard every day and competing for the No1 jersey.'



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick Simmonett
Date:Monday June 11 2007
Time: 10:29PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Arsenal Articles

Cheated Perez Wants Out

Not for the first time Lucas Perez's future is in doubt. He, struggling for football after his Arsenal arrival from Deportivo La Coruna, has reported told the Gunners he wants to leave.

Wilshere In Turkish Talks

Arsenal have already received an offer from Sampdoria for Jack Wilshere. Now the England midfielder, who spent last season with Bournemouth, is in talks with Antalyaspor.

Wenger On Alexis' PSG Speculation

The Chelsea defeat offered a wakeup call, with a reminder, Arsenal have PLENTY of work to do. But much talk since has surrounded Alexis Sanchez and a transfer to Paris Saint Germain.

Bramall & Koscielny Talk

Cohen Bramall has been giving his thoughts on Arsenal's pre season tour and Laurent Koscielny has been reflecting on his time at the club.

Archived Vital Arsenal Articles

Vital Arsenal articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Arsenal
Write For Vital Arsenal
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

FA - Chelsea MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Ospina8%
Holding6%
Mertesacker59%
Monreal1%
Bellerin2%
Ramsey4%
Xhaka5%
Oxlade-Chamberlain1%
Ozil3%
Sanchez7%
Welbeck1%
Sub - Giroud1%
Sub - Coquelin1%
Sub - Elneny1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Arsenal Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.alexbolt841
The Vital Football Members League