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New Arsenal signing Runarsson admits growing up following Lehmann, Seaman

New Arsenal signing Alex Runarsson admits growing up a fan of Gunners legends David Seaman and Jens Lehmann.

Runarrson joined the Gunners this week from Dijon.

"They are amazing - I remember watching Seaman play when I was a small kid, the same with Jens Lehmann," Runarsson told

"Big characters, big personalities but also great goalkeepers. It is not easy to follow those guys but someone has to do it!

"Football would be no fun without having this type of pressure so it will be a challenge but I am up for it."

Runarsson also admits he's a fan of Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris.

"Growing up I always liked the modern style of goalkeepers, the ones who play in a similar style to how I do," he said.

"I enjoyed watching Hugo Lloris when he came to the Premier League, playing high outside the box, I also enjoy watching Manuel Neuer because he's one of the best goalkeepers in the world.

"I am still young so I don't go back that long but the modern style of goalkeepers who can make saves, but also contribute to the team when they are attacking."

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