Arsenal keeper Damian Martinez hoping for new Cup chance

Arsenal goalkeeper Damian Martinez hopes to see action in the Capital One Cup tonight against Reading.

Arsenal goalkeeper Damian Martinez hopes to see action in the Capital One Cup tonight against Reading.

The 20-year-old goalkeeper put in an assured performance on his debut for the Club in last month’s 6-1 victory against Coventry City.

“The day before [the Coventry match], I was a bit nervous and I wanted to play,” Martinez told Arsenal Player. “But when we went to warm up, I was feeling so confident and focused on the game. When the game started the ball was passed to me, I passed it back and thought ‘this is my game’.

“Everyone said I had no chance with the goal and it was a great ball from the right wing. But if you’re a goalkeeper, you want to keep clean sheets. I didn’t and I wasn’t too happy.

“Hopefully I’ll get a chance against Reading. Reading play in the Premier League so it’s going to be a harder game for us [than against Coventry].”

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