Young star handed Wenger praise


Arsene Wenger praised Wojciech Szczesny after his solid display at Manchester United, having been thrown in at the deep end.

The 20-year-old had only made three League Cup appearances before last night’s big clash at Old Trafford, but was called upon to start a massive Premier League game.

Szczesny didn’t let anybody down though and certainly wasn’t at fault for the United winner, which came four minutes before the break from Park Ji-Sung.

Wenger was pleased with the Pole, saying: “The goalkeeper performed well. He was a bit nervous in his kicking but he didn’t make any mistakes with his hands.

“It was a big game. But in this job you do not look at the size of the game. You look at the quality of the player.”


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