Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny maintains he has no thoughts of leaving Arsenal "as long as they want me here". The Poland international was dropped for the Champions League game against Bayern Munich last week as manager Arsene Wenger felt the 22-year-old had been "mentally affected" by the number of games played, and again took him out of the firing line for Saturday's trip to Swansea where Lukasz Fabianski kept a second consecutive clean sheet. Despite maintaining he could offer no players a guarantee of a place in his side - not even captain Thomas Vermaelen, who also sat out the last two Gunners matches - Wenger insists Szczesny remains part of his long-term plans, having taken a chance on the young Pole who came through Arsenal's youth ranks after joining the club's academy from hometown side Legia Warsaw in 2006. Speaking to Polish daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza in an interview conducted before the Swansea game, Szczesny said: "I am too ...
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