Wojciech Szczesny: Arsenal are in my heart

Wojciech Szczesny would not consider his position at Arsenal even if Arsene Wenger brought in a new goalkeeper this summer

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Wojciech Szczesny made 25 league appearances last season Photo: Nike

Wojciech Szczesny insists he would not consider his position at Arsenal even if Arsene Wenger brought in a new goalkeeper this summer.

The Gunners have been linked with a move for Queens Park Rangers shot-stopper Júlio Cesar this summer following Vito Mannone’s transfer to Sunderland.

But Szczesny, who was ousted by Lukasz Fabianski for five games towards the end of last season, insists he would relish the competition should a new goalkeeper arrive at Emirates Stadium this summer.

“Even if the boss was to make a big signing in goal, I would do my very best to compete for the number one spot,” Szczesny told the Guardian. “I’d do my best whatever my position

“The club is in my heart and I wouldn’t be thinking about going elsewhere. My head is pretty clear when it comes to that.

“You have to deal with the competition. I think that the competition from Lukasz when he was fit was pretty tough and I enjoyed it. It can only bring the best out of me.

“My confidence never gets crushed. Whatever happens, my attitude doesn’t change. I still try my best in training. I want to make sure I’m in the best shape possible.

“Whether someone comes in, it’s not my decision and it won’t affect me in any way. There is the same talk every year. I think the manager has shown enough faith in me to make me feel confident in my own abilities. So it doesn’t affect me.”

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