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Arsenal are interested in signing Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, according to reports.

We have been linked with a host of goalkeepers in the past week, with reports claiming Wenger is eyeing a successor to Cech.

The former Chelsea goalkeeper is already 35 and there are concerns that he is getting close to if not at the end of his career. His error against Chelsea a fortnight ago heightened speculations surrounding his future and we have been subsequently linked with Man City’s Joe Hart and Bayer Leverkusen’s Lernd Beno.

Wenger has dismissed suggestions that he is interested in signing a new goalkeeper in the summer but that hasn’t stopped reports from linking shot stoppers with a move to the Emirates.

According to the Daily Star, Kasper Schmeichel is on Arsenal’s radar as a replacement for Cech.

The 30-year-old goalkeeper remains Leicester City’s only top performer in a season that has seen the Foxes drop from winning the league title to battling relegation.

Liverpool and Manchester City are also interested in the goalie and both clubs are said to be monitoring his situation with keen interest.

City and Liverpool are struggling in the goalkeeping department this season and are almost certain to strengthen the position at the end of the season but Arsenal’s interest is a bit surprising.

Cech is still one of the best goalies in the league, as evident in his performance against Hull City on Saturday. Apart from the fact that he is getting older by the day, I don’t see any need why we should be desperate to sign a goalkeeper. The Czech Republic man can still offer us at least one more season of top football, so we could do better by taking our time to search for a quality and younger successor.

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