Arsenal have been urged to make a shocking move for Joe Hart who is currently under contract at Burnley in light of Petr Cech’s retirement.
David Seaman says that Arsenal should consider making a move for Joe Hart this summer in a bid to provide cover for Bernd Leno.
Following the retirement of Petr Cech, the Gunners are now short of a key presence inside the dressing room. Indeed the former Czech Republic number 1 was a great influence on the club’s younger players and the current number 1.
And though the Gunners haven’t been linked with many goalkeepers this summer, the club’s legend believes that Unai Emery could do well by bringing in Joe Hart.
The England international has had a nomadic career ever since he left Manchester City for Torino a few years ago. However, Hart’s experience is something Arsenal need.
As reported by Daily Star, Seaman believes that someone like Joe Hart could be a calming influence in the dressing room and would also bring a lot of experience on the table.
“I think they should be trying to get a more experienced keeper in as [Bernd] Leno’s number two,” Seaman said.
“I know they’ve got some really talented young keepers in Emi Martinez, Deyan Iliev, Matt Macey and Arthur Okonkwo, but I just think they could do with an older number two.
“Those lads are real talents but they’ve not got an awful lot of experience at the top, top level.
“It would be a big step for them to come in and be Leno’s number two in the Premier League after being on loan or playing for the U23s.
“I don’t think they need someone like Schubert as Leno’s number two either – why not look at Joe Hart or Jack Butland as a number two?
“They have loads of experience.
“That’s the sort of quality they should be looking at as the club’s number two at the moment.”