Szczesny: I’m a Gunner for life
The Poland international has revealed that in fixtures which
lack ‘huge stakes’ he sometimes struggles to find the find the
Newly established as Arsene Wenger’s undisputed No 1, the
22-year-old is determined to write his name into the Emirates
Stadium history books.
“My ambition is to get a bigger contract at Arsenal. I admire
players like Paul Scholes and Paolo Maldini, the ones that spent
their whole career at one club,” Szczesny told The People.
“I dream of a similar scenario. I hope that when we sit down to
have a chat 14 years from now it will be about my two decades at
“My biggest problem is not enough focus in the games without
huge stakes. I can’t find the spark in myself. But when the stakes
are high, I’m in top gear.
“The biggest save in my career was the penalty against Udinese
in the Champions League qualifiers last season.
“For one, it was a save worth ?25million – that is how much you
get for playing in the Champions League.
“That was the moment I was very much needed. It made me realise
that I’m not only a good keeper, but I can have a big say on how we