Wenger turns to Jens Lehmann

Jens Lehmann who definitely has tiger blood in his veins returns to Arsenal to help out with their goalkeeping emergency. With goalies dropping off like flies, untested 19 year old James Shea is the only healthy back up to Manuel Almunia whose had his share of injuries and major cock ups. Not an appetizing scenario.
Lehmann’s last match for Stuttgart was May 8, 2010 so he’s definitely short of match practice but he’s been keeping fit.
It was Almunia who took over from Lehnmann in 2007- 08 with the German relegated to the bench which led to some hard feelings.
It will be interesting to see if that rivalry is resurrected – Wenger might be tempted to start Lehmann if Almunia undergoes a loss of form. That was the case with Sol Campbell last season when Wenger introduced the veteran centre back after Mikael Silvestre proved to be such a liability.

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