The boss left Szczesny out of the Emirates Cup squad this weekend and revealed that the 25-year-old would soon be joining the Serie A side on loan.
“He could go on loan to Roma. We are pretty much done – it is down to paperwork,” the boss was quoted as saying in The Guardian.
After watching the game at the Emirates Stadium against VfL Wolfsburg on Sunday, Szczesny now seems on his way to Rome in order to complete his move.
Following the arrival of Petr Cech, one of our other two senior goalkeepers were always going to be under the spotlight in terms of potential exists.
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Wenger’s choice in this instance is a sound one. David Ospina is much more capable than Szczesny as a backup, with the latter in need of a run of games in order to reach his peak.
Hopefully Szczesny can gain vital experience in Italy and come back to challenge Cech for a first team slot in the future.
According to the Daily Mail, his message below translates as: “Good evening Giallorossi! I am very happy, because I am going to Roma tomorrow. I’ll see you soon.”