Arsene Wenger says that the demanding attitude of Jens Lehmann will help his squad as they prepare for a new season.
The former German international was brought back to the club earlier this month as a first team coach, and anyone who knows anything about him knows what kind of a character he is.
He wants to win, and gives 100% all of the time, even in training. He won’t put up with any nonsense, and the Arsenal manager believes those qualities will have a positive impact on the team.
“He has a demanding attitude and can give his desire to win to the players, to help them achieve their targets,” he told Arsenal Player.
“He can also give good advice because he has gone through periods where it was not easy for him, where it wasn’t all going well, and I believe his rigorous attitude to his career is similar to Per Mertesacker.
“It’s important that a team is surrounded by people like that. He’s still highly motivated and that motivation never goes.
“When you want to do things well, I don’t think that ever changes.”
It will certainly be very interesting to see what kind of an impact he has, and if you don’t know what he’s like, these anecdotes from our book sum him up perfectly.
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