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08-17-2010, 10:26 PM #1
Arsenalís Interest in Mark Schwarzer Leaves Almunia UnsettledArsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has found his future with the Gunners uncertain as manager Arsene Wenger has kept trying to sign Fulhamís Australian goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer.
Wenger has been on the lookout for a new keeper throughout the summer as the performance of Almunia and his understudy Lukasz Fabianski was poor last season. They made a number of mistakes, costing Arsenal important points.
All the rumors and speculations regarding the arrival of a new keeper and its subsequent impact on Alumniaís future at the North London club has made it difficult for the 33-year-old Spaniard to concentrate on the field. Almuniaís lack of confidence was even visible in his shaky performance during Arsenalís 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday.
Arsenal has been linked with a number of goalkeepers all through the summer, but it seems Schwarzer has remained the no. 1 choice for Wenger. Arsenal has already had a £2 million bid rejected by Fulham who demands £4 million. There are still around 2 weeks left in the Summer transfer window. So, there are all the possibilities Wenger could make an improved offer to secure the service of Schwarzer.
Almunia has also revealed that he would consider his Arsenal future, if someone new come in, but as of now he is happy at Arsenal and does not want to talk about his future....being a human...