Arsenal’s Szczesny gears up for Tottenham clash with simple Instagram post

Wojciech Szczesny posts a simple photo on Instagram to issue an Arsenal rallying cry ahead of Saturday's derby

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Wojciech Szczesny has never been one to shy away from speaking out about Arsenal’s fierce rivalry with Tottenham Hotspur.

But the Gunners goalkeeper let a picture do the talking on Saturday morning in the build-up to the north London derby at Emirates Stadium.

The Polish shot-stopper simply posted a picture of red material on his Instagram account, with no accompanying message.

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The goalkeeper famously made the headlines last season when he snapped a selfie moments after the final whistle in the 1-0 win at White Hart Lane in March.

Szczesny was later forced to defend taking the picture, saying: “I asked Paul Johnson [Arsenal’s equipment manager] to bring my phone on to the pitch after the game and grabbed a selfie with the Arsenal fans, which was brilliant.

“They were fantastic all afternoon. They sang their hearts out and I am sure they enjoyed themselves. It was fantastic for us too and we wanted to give something back to them.”

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