Stekelenburg wants Arsenal move

Holland goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg has issued a come and get me message to Arsenal, according to a report in The Metro.

The Gunners have been struggling for a consistent performing ‘keeper all season, with error prone duo Lukasz Fabianski and Manuel Almunia far from impressing in the absence of promising youngster Wojciech Szczesny, who is currently injured.

Due to the lack of fit goalies at the club, manager Arsene Wenger has also signed veteran German Jens Lehmann, although he had a particularly unimpressive first game last night for Arsenal reserves, and is unlikely to be around the first team next season.

The Dutch international goalkeeper Stekelenburg, 28, has been a longterm target for the Gunners, and has now made it clear he wants to leave Amsterdam in the Summer:

‘I have possibly played my last game for Ajax. If an offer from Arsenal arrives, I will leave,’ he said.

Meanwhile, the Daily Mail have linked Arsenal with Schalke and Germany stopper Manuel Neuer.

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