Wojciech Szczesny Comments On Why He Had To Join Juventus

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Serie A champions Juventus have completed the signing of goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal

Wojciech Szczesny revealed the decision to develop his game alongside Gianluigi Buffon was a no-brainer.

“I’m really happy to be here,” the Poland international said. “I’ve already spoken to Gianluigi Buffon, a legend in our game, and I can learn a lot from him.

“I’m not feeling any pressure, I’m here to represent the club at the highest level. When you come to Juve, it’s because you’ve been chosen. I had no hesitation.

“In football there’s always room for improvement. I’m proud of the work I’ve done thus far and I’m ready for this new challenge – Juventus is the best choice for the next stage of my career.”

“Juventus Football Club is pleased to announce the transfer of Wojciech Szczesny from Arsenal, the goalkeeper signing a four-year deal with the Italian champions until 30 June 2021,” a statement on Juve’s official website read.

“Of goalkeepers to have made more than 10 appearances, only Gianluigi Buffon and Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma have held greater save percentage rates — 77 percent and 76 percent respectively — than the Pole (75 percent) over the last two seasons.

“While Buffon would concede the fewest goals overall last term, Szczesny was the man to keep the most clean sheets — 14 in total. With 72 Serie A matches under his belt, Juve’s latest acquisition is poised to embark on a new adventure at the Allianz Stadium where once again he will have his sights firmly set on the number one jersey.”

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