Wojciech Szczesny: Should He Come Back As #1?

Discussion in 'Arsenal Talk' started by redwhiteAustrian, Nov 23, 2014.

  1. Mark Tobias

    Mark Tobias Mr. Agreeable

    Must say this was one of the first things I noticed about Cech. The better distribution. I knew it was the case but to actually see the change was quite surreal.
  2. Taylor Gang Gunners

    Taylor Gang Gunners Shame is a dish best served cold Trusted

    You think Cech has better distribution than Szczesny? I'd say distribution is probably the weakest part of Cech's game.
  3. Hunta

    Hunta Shivering Right Now Trusted

    Yeah, the Brazilian guy hasn't had a sniff. :lol:
  4. Lookin' for a new Baby

    Lookin' for a new Baby New name pending...

    Unless he's improved, Shezzer couldn't boot the ball to the half way line
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  5. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    When a league when having top keepers like Buffon Handanovic Donnarumma Riena to be all ahead of them and kept more clean sheet then them is great.
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  6. Garrincha

    Garrincha Wilf Zaha Aficionado Trusted

    You have to remember Wojciech was 24 when he played his last Arsenal game! Still a baby for the position.

    Turing 27 today most likely still not in his prime years.
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  7. Lookin' for a new Baby

    Lookin' for a new Baby New name pending...

    I haven't watched him play, but I'd like to see a better, ;proven keeper between our sticks. I didn't agree with Cech coming, he couldn't command number one at Chelsea. If we want to challenge we have to get in the very best we players can, some players who would at least get into positions in our rivals teams.
  8. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    The most important thing with Wojciech in his time with Roma he stopped to his clown things when he was at Arsenal he learned alot of things there he become more confident more solid in the air and better shoot stooping.
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  9. carlito'sway

    carlito'sway Established Member

    Let's agree that keeping clean sheets does not automatically equates to best GK. Chez had the most clean sheets a few yrs ago (with Cech) and he was not by any stretch the best PL GK.
  10. Mark Tobias

    Mark Tobias Mr. Agreeable

    No, that isn't what I meant. I saw it as an improvement when we first got Cech. I believe this has gone down hill since. FOr me, Szczesny is the better keeper in all aspects.
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  11. Jasard

    Jasard Forum Issue Troubleshooter Trusted

    I decided to read up on Donnarumma and this was the first result "Manchester City prepared to pay £130m for AC Milan goalkeeper in world-record transfer" :lol: God The Sun is such a **** rag.
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  12. juice man

    juice man Well-Known Member

    Don't Roma have a good back line too? Been impressed with Manolas at least the few times I've seen him.
    Not as down on Cech as most around here are, but if Szczesny has improved a lot it probably makes sense to take him back given Cech's age.
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  13. yousif_arsenal

    yousif_arsenal King of Twitter Rumours Moderator

    Haha 130M the sun should just close crap newspaper.
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  14. ferrarif50hunt

    ferrarif50hunt Well-Known Member

    Szczesny's kicking was better than Cech's 9 times out of 10, in my opinion.
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  15. Mark Tobias

    Mark Tobias Mr. Agreeable

    Okay fair enough. Maybe I am not remembering correctly. Always been a Cech fan so I was pretty bias when he first arrived. I have since accepted Cech has few amazing games left in him.
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  16. say yes

    say yes Thread Title Abuser

    Yeah Szczesny's kicking was awful. Going purely off stats though it looks like he's improved a lot (although he's notably distributing it short):


    Even if Szczesny's distribution is still awful, I don't recall it ever being as bad as Cech's this season. Still fuming over that first goal at the Etihad.

    Also much better at playing out from the back than Cech, lad loves his cruyff turns against an onrushing CF :drool:
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  17. Jasard

    Jasard Forum Issue Troubleshooter Trusted

    His kicking was absolutely a source of frustration, towards the end of his 'last' season here he was getting regularly slammed for not getting the ball over the half way line.

    A sensible manager would notice that and either get him coached properly (lol) or just not have him attempt the long kicks too often.
  18. ARSNLNO1

    ARSNLNO1 Active Member

    His whole game has improved greatly since he's been on loan, his distribution is excellent but where he really is head an shoulders above the rest is his shot stopping, he pulls off some great saves.

    I'm telling you and everyone else now, if we don't bring him back in the summer we will be kicking ourselves, I am absolutely 100% sure of that.
  19. Rex Banter

    Rex Banter Got Swerved By Gallas Trusted

    I wouldn't mind if he came back, do really like the look of this Pickford lad though. Could be incredible.
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  20. redwhiteAustrian

    redwhiteAustrian Tu Felix Austria Administrator

    Not as #1, but ready to replace Cech when necessary. Ospina will leave and Martinez could be loaned out as Szczesny will be above him in the pecking order.

    IF he really returns, though.
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