Arsenal agree Bernd Leno deal with Bayer Leverkusen

first_imgArsenal have just concurred to sign a deal with Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno, according to ESPN.The 26-year-old will seal up a five-year deal while his move shall be finalized later this week as German newspaper Bild reports the transfer fee was in the region of €25 million.New Arsenal boss Unai Emery who identified Leno and made him the club’s long-term replacement for Petr Cech,  have been locked in talks with Leverkusen over a deal for Leno for several weeks and the goalkeeper is poised to make the switch to the Emirates.Club Atletico de Madrid v Juventus - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: First LegUEFA Champions League Group D – Preview Boro Tanchev – September 7, 2019 Three teams from Europe’s major four leagues will compete in Group D, with two of them as big favorites to progress into the knockout stage.Leno made six appearances for Germany but was not named in their World Cup squad, enabling him to hold talks with Arsenal. As a product of Stuttgart’s youth system, Leno is one of the more highly regarded goalkeepers in Europe after impressing at Leverkusen for the last seven seasons.Leno will become Emery’s second signing as Arsenal boss after the addition of Switzerland full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free transfer from Juventus.last_img

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