Wenger welcomes Lehmann signing
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident returning goalkeeper Jens Lehmann can help to get the best out of Manuel Almunia after the former Germany international officially returned to the club on Thursday night.
Veteran German Lehmann, 41, has rejoined his old club to aid the Gunners' injury crisis which has seen keepers Lukasz Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny and Vito Mannone all sidelined.
The rolling monthly deal, until the end of the season, was completed in time for Lehmann to take his place on the substitutes' bench at West Brom on Saturday.
Lehmann said: "I'm very excited to be rejoining Arsenal.
"I have kept myself fit since the end of last season and I'm ready to contribute at any time for the team. I have many great memories from my previous time at the club and Arsenal has always had a place in my heart.
"It's special to be coming back. I can't wait to start working with the team again and I look forward to contributing as much as I can, both on and off the pitch during this time."