Bernd Leno Set To Complete Arsenal Switch


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Arsenal are about to get into quite a logjam between the posts, as The Gunners are only details away from securing a move for the services of Bernd Leno.

The German international – who missed the cut to represent Germany in the 2018 FIFA World Cup – and Bayer Leverkusen star has been quite vocal about his desire of playing on a more competitive environment ahead of the upcoming season, and it seems he will get his wish granted.

In fact, a recent report from newspaper Bild indicated that both clubs have already reached an agreement regarding the transfer, and that the move could be sealed in the next couple of days.

Adding Leno would give Arsenal three starting-caliber goalkeepers, as the German would have to compete with Petr Cech and David Ospina.

However, the Czech only has one year left in his current deal, and Ospina could be shown the exit door since he has never been able to settle properly at London. That could pave the way for Leno to become the team’s starting goalkeeper in the long-term picture, and quite soon.

Napoli have also been linked with a move for Leno, who is under contract until 2020 and possesses a €25 million release clause in his current deal, has apparently set his sights on joining the Emirates Stadium outfit. And all signs indicate that will be the case.