No Doubt Over Lehmann: Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has no doubt Jens Lehmann can handle the pressure of the title run-in after his last-minute call to the veteran on Sunday. Wenger was forced to throw the 41-year-old, only recently coaxed out of retirement to provide emergency cover, into a must-win Barclays Premier League encounter at Blackpool after first-choice Manuel Almunia was injured in the warm-up. Wenger, who will have Almunia’s fitness assessed on Monday,…

April 11, 2011

Arsenal Are In Safe Hands, Insists Almunia

Manuel Almunia has vowed he will make the most of his comeback to the Arsenal team and challenged his team-mates to go and win the Premier League title. A howler from the Gunners’ goalkeeper at West Brom last weekend ultimately cost his side two precious points in their quest to haul in Manchester United at the top of the table. But Almunia insists Arsenal are in safe hands, despite injuries…

March 22, 2011

“We Can Still Win The Title”:Lehmann

Jens Lehmann is confident he can help Arsenal win the title as he edges closer to a surprise return to the north London club. The former Germany goalkeeper, 41, left Arsenal in 2008 but is in talks over a short-term deal to help the club through an injury crisis which has seen Lukasz Fabianski ruled out until the end of the season because of a shoulder problem and Wojciech Szczesny…

March 15, 2011