Vito Mannone is delighted he stayed with Arsenal this summer.
The 24 year old Italian was linked with a move away from the Club this summer, but says he could not be happier with the way in which his fortunes have turned around.
Mannone told the Official Arsenal Matchday Programme : “As the boss said recently, I was ready to go and play somewhere,”.
“I did some good work last year and think I deserved to be playing football – I couldn’t be a number three.
“Now things have changed and the boss seems happy with how I’m doing at the moment. I’m pleased to give my help to this Club again, and will do my best to become the number one.”