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Cesc: Arsenal players have full confidence in Almunia

Cesc Fabregas says Arsenal's players are happy to have Manuel Almunia playing behind them in goal.

German stopper Jens Lehmann, 37, hit out at Almunia by claiming: "Almunia has yet to show he can win matches.

"I know what the other players expect from the goalkeeper. I can't imagine that Almunia will be able to handle that."

But Almunia's fellow Spaniard Fabregas, 20, declared: "We feel VERY secure when Manuel is between the posts!

"The only thing I can say is that, right now, Almunia is doing very well.

"I've known him for three years and I know what he is capable of.

"But we'll see what happens and if the coach will decide to bring back Jens.

"It's not a decision I can take as it is a matter for the coach."

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