Date: 12th October 2007 at 12:25pm
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If Jens Lehmann is to be believed, the crazy German will be back between the sticks for the Gunners…….and soon.

Arsene Wenger told us a few weeks ago that Manuel Almunia would replace the injured Jens Lehmann in the Arsenal goal, but we all knew Mad Jens had been dropped.

Lehmann committed two unforgivable errors in the early stages of the season, the second of which contributed to our dropped points in the league this season.

However, the Jens Lehmann we as Gooners have all grown to know and love over the years, is never short of confidence…….and that is not about to change.

‘I know I will play for Arsenal again and think it may well be in our next game,’ Lehmann told the Daily Mail. ‘Maybe this break has been good for me. Maybe I needed it. I never like being out of the team, but look what happened last time.

‘The manager left me out for a few weeks three years ago and when I got my place back, I ended up having the best season of my career. I feel ready to come back and play to the same level again. Playing is important, of course, but there is no substitute for quality.’