Date: 14th August 2018 at 8:30pm
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underwent a wealth of changes during the summer, which included signing Bernd Leno from .

However, the did not make his debut at the weekend against Manchester City as it was instead veteran stopper who got the nod, with a turbulent performance across the 90 minutes.

That has led many to question who exactly is first-choice for this season and Arsenal legend has given his view on the debate, suggesting that his compatriot may need to show more in training to be handed a starting spot.

Speaking to Sky Sports, he said:

“Arsenal is a big club. It’s a different style of game, a different expectation, and obviously a different competition. Sometimes these guys aren’t used to that competition.

“I don’t know how he’s doing in training, but it tells you something if a guy who cost £20m, and has been chosen by the new manager, is not playing. That’s the strength of the squad, a misjudgement probably, but no-one knows because we are not there in training.

“We don’t know who the coaches like. If he tries a new player out, if not the other guy is playing. Bernd is a good ‘keeper, no doubt about that. The question is: can he show more than he did in the past? He must take more risks and continue his development. If he does that – good!”