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Szczesny ridicules Arsenal colleagues

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has joked he would rather play behind 48-year-old youth team coach Steve Bould than any of the club's current defenders.

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Speaking at a fans' forum Szczesny also suggested that the former Gunners defender, who retired 11 years ago due to arthritis, could reform his partnership with Arsenal legend Tony Adams.

Szczesny, 20, also branded striker Nicklas Bendtner "arrogant" and fellow goalkeeper Jens Lehmann "a nutcase".

German goalkeeper Lehmann, 41, was re-signed by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger as emergency cover with Szczesny and Lukasz Fabianski both sidelined.

Asked if Lehmann had changed from his first spell at the club, Szczesny said: "I was very young the first time he was at the club but he is still a nutcase!"

Szczesny is well known for his wit and outspoken views and when asked by another supporter who was more confident, him or Danish striker Bendtner, he said: "I am confident, he is arrogant."

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