Having spent £22m on a player, no one expects you to bench such player for the first four games of the season, considering the fact that your No1 goalie isn’t not doing too good.
Surprisingly, that is the condition Arsenal manager Unai Emery finds himself as he is yet to use Bernd Leno in any of the game played so far.
Though Petr Cech —who is considered as the Gunners first choice goalkeeper — hasn’t been wonderful for the Gunners this season, Unai Emery believes in his ability to lead the team to many trophies.
To the Former Bayern Leverkusen goaltender, the wait for his competitive debut is becoming too long, but, former Arsenal player Martin Keown believes the goalie might need to wait the more.
According to Keown in a Q&A segment with the Daily Mail, Leno might fail in his mission to become the Gunners first choice as long as the Czech international remains in the team.
Keown believes Cech’s experience and point-blank saves are enough to bench the German, who is relatively inexperienced when it comes to Premier League.
He, however, advised the 26-year-old goaltender to find his way into Germany national team, so as to convince Unai Emery that he deserves to be given a chance to prove himself.
In two weeks time, Gunners travel to Ukranian side Vorskla for their first Europa League fixture and Leno is expected to be in goal.
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