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‘Really good form’, ‘doing really well’: Some Arsenal fans want 6ft 2in ace involved for rest of season

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‘Really good form’, ‘doing really well’: Some Arsenal fans want 6ft 2in ace involved for rest of season

A number of Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to put their support behind Emiliano Martinez and let him complete the season for the Gunners in wake of a positive Bernd Leno fitness update.

First-choice goalkeeper Leno was expected to be ruled out for the remainder of the campaign in Arsenal’s second game back after the restart, and the Argentine has held the first-team gloves since.

Although Arsenal were beaten by Brighton on that day, Martinez kept clean sheets in the following two Premier League games – both victories – and was also on the winning side in the FA Cup meeting with Sheffield United.

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The 6ft 2in stopper was also in good form against Leicester City, making numerous stops and keeping out a dangerous Kelechi Iheanacho effort through traffic, though he couldn’t do much against Jamie Vardy’s equaliser.

In Arsenal’s team news update ahead of the weekend’s North London Derby, the club announced that Leno is recovering “very well” from his right knee injury.

Indeed, the Gunners update reckons that the Germany ace could return to full training before the end of the current season, which is less than three weeks away.

However, some Arsenal fans think Martinez has done enough to justify seeing out the season at least:

 
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