Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann revealed he’ll use his coaching job with the Gunners as a springboard to get into management.

The Arsenal Invincible, who played for the Londoners between 2003 and 2008 and for one game in 2011, told Bild about his career plans and revealed his plans to be a future manager.

“Yes, that’s the point, the goal is to work somewhere independently. I spoke to Wenger. There were then two more talks, in which I told him what I can contribute,” he said.

“I am the only new guy in the coaching staff, so I will listen a lot and keep my eyes open. My place will also be more up on the stands than down on the bench, I suppose. I hope to contribute positively with this.”

Arsenal have been making a number of changes on and off the pitch this summer, shaking up the backroom staff and bringing in personnel to help with scouting, performance and contract negotiations.

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