Tomasz Kuszczak has revealed that he has plans to replace Edwin Van der Sar at the end of the season as Manchester United’s number one.
“I know I have not got the biggest name in the world but, and I don’t want this to sound arrogant, I think I am good enough,” he said. “I have talked to the boss a few times and he said we will see what happens at the end of the season and I know that in the meantime if I get a chance I have to play well because that is the only way I am going to impress him. If the club decide I am not good enough for them then I will have to go somewhere else. If Sir Alex Ferguson decides at the end of the season I am not good enough then I will look for another club. Everything is open now. I am realistic about my situation. It would not frighten me to take over as Edwin’s successor. Why should it? I am not new here. I have been on the bench because I have been waiting for my chance not because I didn’t think I was good enough to be number one. I have been very patient and I think it is worth waiting for your chance here. I think I deserve my chance to spend some time on the pitch because I have been so patient. If I play for this club long-term then I will be really happy because that has always been my dream. I came to Manchester to try to be a top goalkeeper here for many years like my idol Peter Schmeichel.”
The RoM 2015-16 Season Preview is available for just £5. It includes an EXCLUSIVE interview with Nicky Butt, a Q&A with the country's top journalists about our transfer targets, articles by experts on our new signings, and so much more. All profit goes to Trafford Macmillan so please support this fantastic cause.