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Robin Van Persie Is Arsenal Sub Goalkeeper: Injury Crisis Leaves Dutchman as Only Option

Arsenal’s emergency goalkeeper Jens Lehmann avoided a red card and ended the match all smiles as Arsenal beat Blackpool 3-1 on Sunday to maintain their pursuit of Manchester United in the Premier League title race.

Lehmann, 41, who left Arsenal in 2008 and re-joined the club last month as emergency cover after retiring last season following a spell with Stuttgart, was called up to start the match after Manuel Almunia was injured in the warm-up.

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no_more_heroes3657d ago

Injured his knee, that's why Lehmann played (allegedly).

GJ233651d ago

Sent to the reserves to learn how to catch a ball?

GJ233657d ago (Edited 3657d ago )

I would quite like to see him play as goalkeeper. Would be good to watch

Sahil3657d ago

Wow.. Van persie as a goalkeeper in a match, would love to see him!

RedDevils3657d ago

let put those gloves on XD