Former Arsenal keeper ready to retire

The 40-year-old has indicated he is set to retire at the end of the season as he does not want to stand in the way of his understudies at Stuttgart.

“Staying would be unfair on Sven Ulreich,” Lehmann told Bild. “He will be rivalling Alexander Stolz and they are both looking forward to the challenge.”

He added: “I am planning to retire but you just never know. I am still really enjoying football.”