AARON RAMSDALE is gearing up for a daily battle with Bernd Leno to prove he needs to be Arsenal’s No 1.
Boss Mikel Arteta is preserving each goalies in the dead of night over who will probably be his first selection after £24million Ramsdale’s summer time arrival from Sheffield United.
And he has instructed the glove rivals he will probably be judging their shows day by day in coaching to hold them on their toes.
Ramsdale, 23, solely discovered on the eve of Saturday’s 1-0 house win towards Norwich that he could be making his Premier League debut for the Gunners.
He stated: “I don’t know what the supervisor is going to do. Saturday may simply have been a tactical tweak.
“It’s my duty to pressure him to keep it up choosing me, which is one thing I’ve to do on a daily foundation.
“Now me and Bernd will probably be competing in , wholesome means. We’ve obtained to proceed that competitiveness on the coaching floor and I’ve to strive to keep within the group.
“It’s been a troublesome begin to the season for Arsenal.
JOIN SUN VEGAS: GET A FREE £10 BONUS WITH 100s OF GAMES TO PLAY AND NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED (Ts&Cs apply)
“We have our first clean sheet and our first win — and now we have to build on that.”
Arteta added: “Aaron was terrific. It wasn’t simply the technical facet, it was vitality he transmitted, his chemistry with the backline and physique language.
“We have two fantastic keepers. Now I want to see how they perform in training — and whoever gives more confidence and is more reliable is going to play.”
German keeper Leno, 29, was poor within the 5-0 hammering at Manchester City earlier than the worldwide break and has by no means really satisfied since his arrival from Bayer Leverkusen in 2018.
He admitted in the summertime that he was unsure if he could be staying on the Emirates this season and is now anticipated to be bought on the finish of the marketing campaign.
⚽ Read our Arsenal live weblog for the newest news and switch gossip from The Emirates