Thursday, June 20, 2024

Mertesacker hails Szczesny return

Ahead of tomorrow night’s Champions League clash with Montpellier, Per Mertesacker has welcomed the return of Wojciech Szczesny in goal, calling the Pole one of the best he’s ever seen.

Szczesny played his first game since mid-September when he lined up against Sp*rs last weekend, and while praising Vito Mannone, the German is glad to have the official number 1 back.

“We need a good squad in general, we missed Wojciech but Vito did well also. At the beginning of the season we had a good selection, then a few injuries that were not so good for us.

“He’s good technically, his goalkeeping is very good, he’s one of the best I’ve ever seen. He’s a modern one, that means he’s technically good, can open up and build up a game very well, and his communication is very good.

“We have to now show that on the pitch, that the communication and understanding is good.”

The BFG was also asked about his goal against Sp*rs, and whether or not he felt he had to make up for an error leading up to Adebayor’s opener.

“It was kind of relief,” he said. “In the modern game set pieces are getting more important so you try and do your best as a defender. To try and make a difference.

“When you make a mistake you have to switch on quickly and do your best for the team. It shows your responsibility and respect for everybody.”

And he was under no illusions about the importance of tomorrow night’s game.

“This is a very important game for the team. In this part of the season, it is vital to win games. We want to climb up the league table and be in the last 16 of the Champions League.

“The group is still open for the teams, and we have to show we can go through and make clear that Arsenal will go to the next round. We need another good result for us.”

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Love the Mert with a passion

David O'Leary's Dad

BFG is top.

Once Gibbs is back will be feeling better about our back 4/goalie than I have in quite a while…….

David O'Leary's Dad

Although a class full back as cover would be good as well…


Such a shame that Gibbs seems to be injury prone, if leaves these problems behind and Jenkinson continues his development, they could form a fantastic fullback partnership for many years.


We need to replace santos with either an able back up to gibbs or make gibbs the able back up to someone like leighton baines. moving your capatain from his favoured position is not the answer. At the moment we only really have 6 defenders sagna jenkinson mertesacker koscielny vermaelen gibbs. wenger seems to have lost faith in santos djourou and squillaci whilst he obviously is still reluctant to promote the likes of bellerin angha miquel meade hajrovic boateng bhimoutine and monteiro. I have to say that outside of the 6 the quality of the defenders is fairly ordinary at… Read more »

Tom J

Etid, have you ever heard of a comma? Looks like ,.

dink arnold

Per Mertesacker = Maker Respecter


Another anagram for Per Mertesacker is Racketeer Sperm. Just saying..


Or: Terraces Perk Me


I think a clean sheet is in order..!


Best thing about players like Per, Kos and Giroud is that they know how lucky they are to be where they are and they work very hard to make up for their weaknesses and respects the club and the fans big time.


high praise indeed.. considering that he has played with keepers like Lehmann and Neuer..


What a positive personality this guy is! I have never seen him talking rubbish whatever the situation may be. Always respectful of his teammates and opponents alike. I have started to like him even more.

Proud Gooner NK

Szczesny! can’t wait for him to be back to his best – and get even better…! Likewise with Gibbs!! 🙂


Love the BFG

The Loving Hands of Wenger

I was to caress Per Mertesacker’s penis!




That’s a nice beard in the picture. Shame he’s not doing Movember, imagine him with a ‘stache. *faints*


“We know who you are…..knocked out champions”

Tom J

Please keep quiet until we get the points to qualify ourselves


Just getting ready to put the final nail in Chelsea’s coffin by modifying their favorite song:

“We know who we are
We know who we arrrrrrrre
We know who we are”



Fuck! @forfucksake beat me to it!! 🙁

Lord Teddy Ears

Guys brilliant love his attitude and he is such a professional now BFG keep a clean sheet play out the rest of your career with us become a defensive coach and bask in the glory of Arsenal fans who love dedication to the cause.

Do that and we promise not to mention the war !!!!


89 Anfield..... It's up for grabs now

Has anyone else noticed that the rvp troll has been rather quiet since his team has lost a couple in a row? Or did blogs finally ban the c*^t? Either way it’s a win!
Love the BFG, hoping for a big win tonight (would love clean sheet too) and for schalke to get the win over olympiacos.
Oh and John Terry is a racist c^*t!!!

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Doctor Proctor

I bet wenger picks Ramsey in the starting line-up. Fcuked!
Just as well Gervinho is still out injured or we’d be totally fcuked.
Is Wenger still banned from the bench?
That would be a plus.

On the subject of Gervinho, as a Harley Street consultant of some note, I can say without doubt that he couldn’t hit a barn door from 10 feet



On the story we need a striker as well in january along with henry. We need Luis Muriel!! Young columbian striker from Udinese, im telling ya, watch this space!!


Fed of all this ‘Hailing’ … every other day there is someone hailing someone !


Well fuck off to a sp*ds chatroom then.

Red and White Stripey Socks

Per for Captain………sorry Thomas but is not for you. Get this sorted and get your game hat back on!

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