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The goalkeeper is one of the most important positions on a football pitch. Having a high-quality keeper gives a defence an insurance policy and at times, they can be the difference between 0 or 3 points.
Petr Cech’s performances in recent games have only further highlighted that Arsenal needs a new goalkeeper. The 35-year-old has repeatedly shown that he can no longer excel at the top level. He’s cost Arsenal severally and if the Gunners are to ever challenge for the title again, they need a completely new spine
Arsenal have reportedly started to make moves on that mission by identifying Stoke City’s Jack Butland as a summer priority. It’s unclear at this moment whether the Gunners have more names on that list.
The transfer will cost either Arsenal £40million transfer kitty. Arsenal is well known to have major goalkeeping issues as Cech’s inconsistency has pushed Wenger in searching for a replacement.
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