Szczesny claims ‘disappointing’ Arsenal still ‘couple of years’ away from Champions League but praises boss Mikel Arteta

FORMER Arsenal star Wojciech Szczesny has expressed his disappointment that the membership did not safe Champions League footall.

However the Juventus goalkeeper believes the Gunners are heading in the right direction beneath boss and ex-team-mate Mikel Arteta.

GettyJuventus ace Wojciech Szczesny believes Arsenal will quickly return to the Champions League[/caption]

Szczesny has heaped reward on Gunners boss Mikel Arteta over his fashion of playGetty

The North London outfit went into the ultimate three Premier League video games of the 2021-22 season 4 factors forward of rivals Tottenham.

However back-to-back away defeats in opposition to Spurs and Newcastle noticed Antonio Conte’s males leapfrog Arsenal within the desk.

And regardless of Arsenal thrashing Everton 5-1 of their last recreation of the marketing campaign, Spurs beat Norwich 5-0 at Carrow Highway to complete fourth.

However Szczesny, who received two FA Cups alongside Arteta in 2014 and 2015, has insisted it was nonetheless a optimistic time period for his outdated facet.


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The Poland worldwide has said no one would have anticipated something from Arsenal after consecutive eighth-placed finishes.

Quoted by the Metro, the 32-year-old stated: “As a fan it was actually disappointing.

“They gave it an excellent go, and no one would have stated earlier than the season began that that they had an opportunity.

“They were still in it with two games of the season left. It’s disappointing but they have actually done a good job this year.”


Szczesny then went on to reward Arteta‘s philosophy as he backed them to return to Europe’s premier competitors within the close to future.

He added: “I can see Mikel’s concept of soccer, he has a younger group so they are going to be all proper.

“Another couple of years and they will be back in the Champions League.”

It’s set to be a busy summer season on the Emirates with Manchester Metropolis striker Gabriel Jesus understood to be closing in on a move.

In the meantime Arsenal are additionally hopeful of snapping up Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans in a potential £25million deal.