Wojciech Szczesny slams 'idiotic' father on eve of FA Cup final after Arsene Wenger is labelled 'disloyal'

The Arsenal goalkeeper is in line to start at Wembley on Saturday

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Wojciech Szczesny has been forced to take time out from his FA Cup final preparations in order to issue an apology after his father labelled Arsene Wenger disloyal.

The goalkeeper took to Facebook after Maciej Szczesny wrote an online blog criticising the Arsenal manager, seemingly for his decision to drop his son in favour of David Ospina at the turn of the year.

"Mr. Wenger is simply not loyal to people," he wrote. "He does not always keep his word and is not honest.

  "In this situation, let him [Szczesny] depart, but only for a stronger team where he will compete with similar goals as Arsenal.

"He cannot go to Swansea like [Lukasz] Fabianski just to play, but to somewhere where he will be appreciated and not fall below a reputation which over the years has earned in London."

Wojciech Szczesny has since posted on Facebook in an attempt to distance himself from his father's views.

"Really shouldn't be dealing with this one day before the cup final but my father leaves me no choice," he wrote.

"I have not spoken to him in more than two years and just like everybody else I have had enough of his idiotic comments about the football club and the manager I owe so much to!

"Therefore please do not consider his comments as my shared view. Thank you for your understanding!"


Despite being dropped in favour of Ospina midway through the season, Wenger has a policy of selecting the goalkeeping understudy for cup matches, meaning Szczesny is in line to play against Aston Villa on Saturday.