Walter Sabatini, sporting director of Roma, has revealed the club wants to keep Szczesny at the club on a permanent deal.
And Szczesny who is on a season long loan with the Serie A club, has previously stated he wants to return to Arsenal.
However, Sabatini has revealed that Roma are very much interested in keeping Szczesny at the club beyond the one season.
“We are working on it and would like to keep Szczesny, but knowing Arsenal it will be difficult to achieve that,” the former Giallorossi midfielder told reporters.
“In any case, Roma are already covered in that role for next season. Who did we get? I would never tell you that!”
Szczesny has kept three clean sheets in nine Serie A appearances for Roma, who third in the table, just a point behind leaders Fiorentina and Inter.