Wenger hints at keeper arrival


Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will make a goalkeeping announcement after the World Cup after admitting he is concerned by current number one Manuel Almunia's inability to handle pressure.

Wenger has been rumoured to be scouring the transfer market for a new number one throughout the summer following a series of goalkeeping blunders during the last campaign.

Spaniard Almunia and deputy Lukasz Fabianski both made high-profile mistakes last term and Wenger has been linked with moves for veteran Fulham shot-stopper Mark Schwarzer and Portugal international Eduardo.

The Frenchman is now set to make an announcement about the problem position and it seems likely that Almunia will lose the number one jersey to a new signing.

"Manuel Almunia is a talented goalkeeper," explained Wenger."In training, he is superb, the only problem is that he gets nervous on big matches, thereby making silly mistakes.

"After the World Cup, we will be making an announcement on goalkeeping."

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