Date: 5th July 2017 at 10:58am
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Having recently been linked with a move to bring in former Crystal Palace and Newcastle goalkeeping coach Andy Woodman, Arsenal are now preparing to bring back the legendary Jens Lehmann.

According to Sky Sports, Arsenal are in talks with the former German international about a first team coaching role at the Emirates Stadium.

One of the ‘Invincibles’ from the 2003-04 Premier League winning season, of course the last time Arsenal won it, Lehmann arrived from Borussia Dortmund in July 2003 for his first spell with the Gunners.

During his five years at the club Lehmann, who also won the FA Cup and was a Champions League runner up, made 200 appearances for Arsenal, leaving for Stuttgart in 2008.

Lehmann, 47, retired in 2010 but was of course coaxed out of retirement by Arsene Wenger to act as cover for Wojciech Szczesny, Lukasz Fabianski and Vito Mannone in March 2011 – his three month return saw Mad Jens add another appearance to his Arsenal tally.

Should this return be confirmed Lehmann will ‘perform a more general role’ as part of the backroom staff with current Arsenal goalkeeping coach Gerry Peyton retaining his position.

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