Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 2 Oct 2019 2:01 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Comment Emiliano Martinez is currently Arsenal’s cup goalkeeper but wants Bernd Leno’s No.1 shirt (Picture: Getty)Emiliano Martinez has warned Bernd Leno he is not content playing second fiddle to the Germany international.The former Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper has firmly established himself as Arsenal’s No.1 and was one of the few players to emerge from Monday’s 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford with any credit.With Petr Cech having retired at the end of last season and David Ospina joining Napoli on a permanent basis, Martinez has been promoted up the Arsenal goalkeeping pecking order.The 27-year-old has been forced to bid his time for opportunities having joined Arsenal seven years ago and been sent out on loan to six different clubs.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMartinez has kept two clean sheets in cup competitions this season and was earlier this week rewarded with his first call-up to the senior Argentina squad, but he insists he is still hungry for more.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalHe said: ‘That’s [being No.1] is what I’m working for. We’ve worked really hard. To play for Arsenal you have to challenge everyone. Matt challenges me and I challenge Bernd.‘I don’t know if people aren’t taking the Europa League seriously, it’s a great competition… We always take it really seriously.‘Since I signed for this club my goal was always to be a No.1. I’ve been here for 10 years, I came as a young boy and now I’m a grown man.‘Some loans were good, some were bad. That’s the dream, I won’t stop until I’m the No.1 for Argentina.‘Do I feel I’m the best? Of course. If you want to be the No.1 you have to.‘Sal and Javi have taken me to another level, I’m very grateful but my goals are to go higher.’Is Emi Martinez good enough to be Arsenal’s No.1?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: The real reason former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger sold Serge GnabryMORE: Arsenal scouts to watch transfer target Dominik Szoboszlai in action against Liverpool Advertisement Emiliano Martinez sends warning to Arsenal teammate Bernd Leno
Kenneth J. Smith, 75, of Bradenton, FL died peacefully, surrounded by his family on November 7, 2018.Shortly after being born in Sarasota, FL, he moved to Cincinnati, OH where he resided most of his life. After graduating from Norwood High School in 1961, Ken attended the University of Cincinnati where he received both his B.S. and M.Ed.Ken began his 29 year career in Cincinnati Public Schools at Roberts Junior High, where he was a teacher for 19 years. He was then an assistant principal of Western Hills High School and Porter Junior High, a principal of Roberts Junior High and retired as the principal of Dater Junior High. In 2003, he moved to Bradenton, FL as a “Snowbird” and became a full time resident several years later.He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara (nee Frazier); two sons, Jason (Lori) and Christopher (Molly); four grandchildren, Brittany, Justin, Winston and Pippa and one great grandchild, Madelyn.Ken’s passion for cars, sports and boating was eclipsed only by his love of making others happy with his humor and generosity. Nothing ever changed his wonderful attitude, including long term medical issues; he always had a smile for everyone, all the way to the end.Visitation will be held at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home on Thursday, November 15th from 6:00 PM to 8:00PM. Funeral services will be held at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home on Friday at 11:00 AM and will be followed by interment at Arlington Memorial Gardens.