Saturday 17 February 2018

Arsenal fans furious as Arsene Wenger prefers David Ospina to Petr Cech

Goalkeeper Petr Cech was Arsenal's only signing this summer
Goalkeeper Petr Cech was Arsenal's only signing this summer

Arsene Wenger elected to continue with David Ospina in goal despite Arsenal No 1 Petr Cech being fully fit.

Cech, Arsenal's only signing last summer, was also on the bench against Watford last week as the Gunners won 4-0 but was not fit enough to start after a calf problem.

The former Chelsea goalkeeper has taken part in full training this week and was expected to return to the starting line-up after an impressive first season in north London.

However, much to the anger of Arsenal supporters on social media, Wenger opted to name an unchanged Xi for the vital game against West Ham United, keeping Cech on the bench and continuing with the Colombian.

Ospina will start his 12th game of the season, but only four of those have come in the Premier League.

He has kept only four clean sheets in the matches he has played, with Arsenal posting a record of five wins, two draws and four defeats in the games he's played, conceding 13 goals.


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