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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will spend the 2016/2017 season at AS Roma.
The Arsenal and Polish goalkeeper is set to be unveiled as a Roma player later today.
Szczesny spent last season on loan at the Italian club and established himself as a key member of the squad.
Roma has been working all summer on a deal to extend the goalkeeper’s stay at the club, they opened talks on signing the 26 year old permanently but were put off by Arsenal’s demands. However, it seems they have now found a breakthrough as the Mail reports the Serie A side now have the option to sign him permanently for a few of 13.4 million pounds next summer.
This will be to the delight of Roma boss Spalletti who never hid his admiration for the goalkeeper, Szczesny on his own has always expressed his desire to return to the Italian Capital and the breakthrough in negotiations will definitely excite the duo.
The Goalkeeper made 34 league appearances for the club last season and helped them finish 3rd on the Serie A table behind Napoli and Juventus.
Wenger currently has Petr Cech and David Ospina as his goalkeeping options ahead of next season.