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Would this signing actually make Arsenal stronger?

Date: 26th July 2014 at 9:37pm
Written by Christy Malyan

An interesting transfer proposition has come Arsenal's way. According to reports in Spain, Real Madrid icon Iker Casillas wants to cancel his contract at the Bernabeu, with the specific intention of joining the Gunners on a free transfer. Arsene Wenger is already set to bolster his goalkeeping options this summer with the signing of Nice shot-stopper David Ospina, following his impressive World Cup campaign with Colombia. But widely considered to be one of the most talented and experienced 'keepers in world football, acquiring Casillas's signature is a rather different proposition. Yet, despite the 33 year-old's impressive track-record, I have my doubts over whether he would actually improve Arsenal. Once again, you can't question the Spain icon's CV. In the space of 15 years, he's claimed five La Liga titles and three Champions League titles with Real Madrid, as well as winning back-to-back European Championships with La Roja and the 2010 World Cup in between. In terms of accumulating football's greatest prizes, no goalkeeper playing today compares with Casillas, and at 33 there's clearly still a few years left in the tank. Yet, although Casillas' reputation in his homeland literally verges upon saintly, those ... Read More

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