Date: 18th July 2017 at 10:54am
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Arsene Wenger brought Jens Lehmann back to the Emirates Stadium recently because he feels the former Arsenal goalkeeper will have a positive attitude in the changing room.

The Gunners boss obviously feels the German has the necessary coaching skills too.

Wenger’s told the Official Website his ‘demanding attitude’ and winners mentality should help the players to achieving the targets set out individually and for the club collectively.

However, there’s also a softer side to Lehmann that can also give players advice and help them through spells where they’re not involved or going through rough periods, which the former Gunners shot-stopper could relate to.

Wenger said: ‘He has a demanding attitude and can give his desire to win to the players, to help them achieve their targets. That`s what you want from these players.’

Adding: ‘He can also give good advice because he has gone through periods where it was not easy for him, where it wasn’t all going well, and I believe his rigorous attitude to his career is similar to Per Mertesacker. It`s important that a team is surrounded by people like that.’

The Arsenal boss went on to say Germany’s former international keeper is as motivated at this time as he was a player for the Gunners, making 200 appearances, now he’s a member of the first team coaching staff.

Lehmann will give his all to help bring success back to north London.

‘He enjoys being involved in training as well, and to experience the pleasure he had when he was giving his best for Arsenal Football Club again. He`s still highly motivated and that motivation never goes. When you want to do things well, I don`t think that ever changes.’

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